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A Century of Failure: Repeal the 16th Amendment

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Tax Code ‘bigger than the Bible with none of the good news’ HOUSTON, Nov. 22, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ — Americans For Fair Taxation® (AFFT) announced today their support for Congressman Jim Bridenstine’s (OK-1) transformational legislation repealing the 16th Amendment to the Constitution. “As the leading advocate of replacing our corrupt income tax system with a progressive, national consumption tax, AFFT ...

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NO to An Article V Convention (AKA Con Con)

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In a recent series of articles, my CDN colleague Bruce MacIsaac has argued for calling a Constitutional Convention (AKA an Article V Convention) and has proposed, by his own admission, „numerous amendments to the Constitution.” Among these (admittedly laudable) amendments are ones to repeal the 16th and 17th Amendment, but also the monstrous „Balanced Budget Amendment.” But even if all ...

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The Flat Tax fantasy

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In the wake of the recent IRS scandal, some well-intentioned but badly misguided people have begun touting the flat income tax (called the flat tax for shorthand) as a replacement for the current tax code. They claim it would be an antidote to the IRS’s abuses and curb that agency’s powers while also supercharging America’s economy. But they are dead ...

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