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Flat Tax or Fair Tax?

Sean245 Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 12:54 AM
20% is way too high, government has to make some hard choices, cut programs, eliminate agencies, stop all grants and foreign aid. Congress could use that right-wing document called the Constitution as a guide to what spending should be authorized.

I’m at Hillsdale College in Michigan for a conference on taxation. The event is called “The Federal Income Tax: A Centenary Consideration,” though I would have called it something like “100 Years of Misery from the IRS.”

I’m glad to be here, both because Hillsdale proudly refuses to take government money (which would mean being ensnared by government rules) and also because I’ve heard superb speeches by scholars such as Amity Shlaes (author of The Forgotten Man, as well as a

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