A bold endeavor to be sure, but opponents of the plan ought not sell Bobby Jindal short. He's already shepherded two sweeping reform packages into state law, he's earned high marks for exhibiting extraordinary leadership during a series of natural disasters along the Gulf Coast, and he was essentially re-elected by acclamation in 2011 -- carrying 66 percent of the vote. Louisiana's can-do governor has now fixed his sights on uprooting the state's tax code and replacing it with an entirely new system. Go...
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I can see both branches of the Big Gubamint Party demonizing this one. It takes away one of the main talking points that pols use to scare people to their banner. It also reduces the size and power of gubamint and puts some back in the hands of the people. Plus it doesn't give special breaks to any one group of people.
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