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Scrap Iron in Texas Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 7:24 AM
A question to John Ransom- I enjoy your articles, especially the Sunday rant, but I have never heard you mention, one way or the other, your position on the Fair Tax Bill, HR 25/S 13. Would this fulfill your requirement that we "fix" the tax code?

The millionaire poster boy of the tax-the-rich crowd, who amazed everyone with the revelation that rich people don’t pay their fair share by his talking about his own example, has released his tax returns online with an accompanying asterisk because the truth is a lot less dramatic than his claims.

Turns out that Eric Schoenberg, chief cheerleader for United for a Fair Economy, only made about $37,000 after he paid his expenses, local taxes and accounted for charitable contributions.

He originally claimed he had income of over $200,000.  

After telling the AP that he only paid one percent in...