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Scott Burns on the "Fair Tax"
Old 10-19-2006, 08:01 AM   #1
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Scott Burns on the "Fair Tax"

Scott Burns has started a poll about the "Fair Tax" (oxymoron?). You can see it here:

I definitely think we need a tax reform, but I don't agree with all of his arguments. For example, he thinks this will reduce corruption by elimating the tax lobbiests. In my opinion, if a politician is corruptible in the first place, he will be corrupted anyway.

Also, wouldn't a consumption tax reduce consumption? According to many reports, consumption is what keeps the economy growing.
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Re: Scott Burns on the "Fair Tax"
Old 10-19-2006, 10:22 AM   #2
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Re: Scott Burns on the "Fair Tax"

Here we go again with the "Fair Tax."

Every time this topic comes up, I know there's an election around the corner.
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Old 10-19-2006, 10:23 AM   #3
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Re: Scott Burns on the "Fair Tax"

Yes, there's an erection election around the corner, so bend over and spread 'em... :P
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