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Nick, study up

In a recent TED Talk (listen here TED’s ‘Explicitly Partisan’ Talk, Briefly Barred From Its Site, Now Everywhere) Nick Hanauer presented an “idea he thought was worth spreading — that rich people like him should be paying more in taxes.” … Continue reading

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How to fix Congress

Here is a fix for Congress (do you think your representative will vote for this?) *Congressional Reform Act of 201_* 1. No Tenure / No Pension. A Congressman collects a salary while in office and receives no pay when they … Continue reading

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The price of not passing the FairTax

In the article “The Price of Taxing the Rich” there is not one mention of the FairTax as the solution since under the FairTax plan we don’t tax income.  Why? The solution is so obvious yet the political class stands … Continue reading

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The FairTax will Fix Social Security

In a recent article, Social Security needs to be fixed – So just do it, a few points stood out. #1. A Social Security fix “boils down to some combination of benefit reductions and revenue increases.” When politicians talk of … Continue reading

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Give the FairTax Act a Fair Hearing

Give the FairTax Act a Fair Hearing – Advertiser-Tribune Imagine a United States without the Internal Revenue Service. Imagine not paying federal income tax. Imagine not paying a payroll tax for Social Security and Medicare. In fact, imagine there being … Continue reading

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Fair Tax will create jobs, reduce corruption in the U.S.

Fair Tax will create jobs, reduce corruption in the U.S. – The Daily Progress I wish to add two points to the great letter in the Jan. 6 Daily Progress (“ ‘Fair tax’ should be implemented”). If we wish to … Continue reading

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Fairer tax needed

Fairer tax needed by Fran Fulton The time has come to rid ourselves of this onerous income tax system. The FairTax is a compelling proposal that replaces all federal taxes with a transparent sales tax on retail purchases of new … Continue reading

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