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Romney Should be Even More Aggressive on Taxes

Robert58 Wrote: Aug 11, 2012 9:10 AM
After reading this article and much of the attached reader commentary it seems to me that all you folks are doing is looking for the perfect way to continue allowing the government to decide how much of MY money I get to keep. Thanks for nothing. Ron Paul - 2012
Did you know that personal income taxes equal about 10% of personal income? Think about that. In principle, we could collect all the income tax revenue the government is collecting today for a tax rate no higher than the biblical tithe.

Of course that would mean no deductions (including deductions for charitable giving and mortgage interest, as well as the standard deduction), no credits (including credits for wind mills and solar power panels) and no loopholes (including tax free interest on municipal bonds). But isn't that a tradeoff worth considering?

Economists are almost unanimous about the economic...