The dividing line between compassion and tyranny has a name: it is called coercion. It is the border that encircles libertarian geography on the political map.
Few would argue with our bedrock libertarian principle: it is unjust to initiate force or fraud against another person. Don’t you agree?
And yet we force people to join unions, force people to pay arbitrary prices for goods, services, and labor, force people to purchase insurance, force people to fund…
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The Civil Rights Act of 1964? Why do we have to reopen that debate because of something one guy didn’t say on a program no one watched?
And wasn’t the name of their website MoveOn? Whatever happened to that idea?
We are now in the fourth year of Democratic control in Congress, and they are still whining about GWB instead of doing the job we pay them for.
It has been thirty years since Ronald Reagan’s tax cuts were proposed, and I am still reading…
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Arlen Specter lost, and Rand Paul won – that is not just big, it’s Joe Biden big.
You could not find two better poster-kids than Mr. Specter and Dr. Paul for what is wrong with this country and what might save it, respectively.
Specter served in the Senate for 24 years, while this is Paul’s first crack at public office. Specter is a regular on the Sunday talk shows, while Paul couldn’t buy his way on. Specter ran on ObamaCare; Paul practices actual health care.…
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Question: is there a credit for individual ROTH IRA accounts?
No, there is not a credit for individual ROTH IRA accounts?
However, the FairTax legislation totally repeals the current income tax on Social Security benefits.
The bill also adjusts the Social Security benefits indexing formula, commonly known as the cost of living adjustment or COLA, so that benefits increase to the extent, if any, that the federal sales tax results in higher costs to seniors.…
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Question: How does the "transition inventory credit work"?
The effective date of the FairTax is January 1 with the income tax repealed on Dec. 31st (the day before). The “items for sale” on retailer’s shelves will still have the cost of embedded taxes in them. That is why the…Continue
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Are you worried about the continued talk in Washington about the VAT as lawmakers look for ways to get more of your money? You should be. If the VAT comes into being, it could be the end for the FairTax. Americans for FairTaxation has made it easy for you to tell your Senators and Congressman that you don't like it and won't stand for it! Go to www.fairtax.org to the Kill the VAT banner and click on "Tell Congress". If you are a member of FairTax.org then…Continue
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Staff of Reps. Heath Shuler (D/NC) and Walt Minnick (D/ID)
1. How would you prevent the States from raising their income and sales taxes as a response to abolishing the federal income tax?
2. How would you prevent local governments from raising property taxes as a response to abolishing the federal income tax?
I will respond to these two together. Here is what we believe will happen at the state level when (not "if")…
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