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Fair Tax Series: America’s Road to Prosperity Part 5: Conclusion

THE FAIRTAX SERIES: AMERICA’S ROAD TO PROSPERITY Part 5: Conclusion   In this final installment of the FAIRTAX series I want to review the content of the series and give a few personal thoughts on our country, our system, and how I see the FAIRTAX being an integral part of the solution to our debt issue, though not the only ...

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Fair Tax Series: America’s Road to Prosperity Part 4: The Pre-bate

THE FAIRTAX SERIES: AMERICA’S ROAD TO PROSPERITY Part 4: THE PRE-BATE In this installment of the FAIRTAX series I want to cover the “pre-bate” provision of the plan. The “pre-bate” is a provision designed to help with the basic necessities of life, to essentially “un-tax” food, medicine, utility costs, clothing, etc. up to the poverty level. It is not designed ...

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Fair Tax Series: America’s Road to Prosperity Part 3: Bringing Jobs Back to America

THE FAIRTAX SERIES: AMERICA’S ROAD TO PROSPERITY Part 3: BRINGING JOBS BACK TO AMERICA In this installment of the FAIRTAX series I want to cover the impact of jobs, particularly manufacturing jobs, coming back to the United States. When Bill Archer (R-Tex.) was the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, the tax writing body of Congress, he often ...

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Fair Tax Series Part II: The Cost of Compliance

THE FAIRTAX SERIES: AMERICA’S ROAD TO PROSPERITY Part 2: TODAY’S TAX CODES, THE COST OF COMPLIANCE In this installment of the FairTax series I want to cover the cost of compliance and enforcement with today’s tax codes. Before I go into the complexities of compliance and enforcement I want to spend a few minutes dispelling the favorite myth of the ...

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The Fair Tax Series Part I: America’s Road to Prosperity

  I wrote a series of articles about the Fair Tax in 2011 but never got them put out.  I sent them to a few politicians but never got a response and had forgotten I wrote them until recently.  I hope they resonate with people and the Fair Tax will be implemented. A couple of years ago I began hearing ...

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A Century of Failure: Repeal the 16th Amendment

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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To win, Republicans should focus on economics

As I have written a number of times here on CDN, the GOP is viewed very negatively by the majority of the American public, especially women, youngsters, and minorities – key demographics that the GOP absolutely must win over to remain a viable party, let alone to win future elections. What is the key to winning their votes? It’s not ...

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The Flat Tax fantasy

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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The FairTax Series: America's Road To Prosperity Part 4

In this installment of the FAIRTAX series I want to cover the “pre-bate” provision of the plan. The “pre-bate” is a provision designed to help with the basic necessities of life, to essentially “un-tax” food, medicine, utility costs, clothing, etc. up to the poverty level. It is not designed to help the “rich” buy new cars for their 16 year ...

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Rejecting FairTax Part One: Why Not Tax Consumption?

In Part One, I’ll cover the dangers of taxing consumption as a major source of government revenue, both to the individual and to the economy. Part Two will cover the little-known problems in the FairTax proposal- the “fine print” FairTax advocates won’t tell you about (or don’t know themselves); I’ll also refute some of the inconsistencies and rhetoric used by FairTax advocates. ...

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