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Will President Obama Sit Down With Me To Discuss the FairTax?

Scrap Iron in Texas Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 8:43 PM
Anothder reason the prebate is suoeroir to an exemption system is, there will always be a "special interest" who lobbys a politician to make one item exempt over another. After a while, you end up with too many people deciding just what your "basic needs" are. YOU get to decide with the prebate, not some faceless bureaucrat.

When someone says “First Amendment” you immediately think about your right to free speech, or perhaps freedom of religion. The First Amendment actually goes beyond that. For those of you who attended government schools, it’s time for a refresher. Here’s the actual wording:

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”

Most people have a handle on the free speech, freedom of religion and...