Many years ago I tried getting involved in The Fair Tax movement. I will not say what state, but I tried calling various leaders in various positions. I heard finger pointing, nervous cackling, Gabby Hayes doing his indignant rant from Blazing Saddles. One lady went to tears blubbering I can not find anybody. Sounded like Lucille Ball's early sitcoms. There were no John Waynes. There were no Winston Churchills.
So flaw # 1 in the movement - Leadership or lack of.
One of the most useful quotations that I have used effectively over my 76 years is; "Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig."
I have occasionally found myself doing exactly that, as have several of the nice folks responding to Henry. Heck, for whatever reason, he opposes the Fair Tax. I guess he just enjoys annoying people - but that is all he seems to be accomplishing here.
I love the snide post cards, and will certainly…Continue
One way is to contact everyone in your e-mail address book asking them to check out your facebook page after you have posted the FairTax video "Let's Fire up Our Economic Engine" on there: http://www.fairtax.org/site/PageServer
Added by Bill Matthews on August 17, 2012 at 11:35pm — No Comments
Have a standing petition list on the FairTax.org website where supporters can record their support. This is necessary so Americans for Fair Taxation can go to every Congressman and Senator in the country and actually show them the names of supporters in their districts and states.
It's too easy for our elected representatives to dismiss the Fair Tax Act saying that their "constituents don't support it." We have to be able to show the politicians that their constituents DO support the…Continue
Congressman Rob Woodall, sponsor of the Fair Tax Bill HR 25, raised an interesting point in his radio interview on www.FairTaxTime.com the Fair Tax radio program there are a million ways to help pass the Fair Tax.
In talking to people who would like to help pass the Fair Tax I am often asked "What can I do to help". My suggestion is we all work together to make a list of one million ways to pass the Fair Tax. Keep it simple and short.…Continue
1) They increase the perception government is free to a wider audience.
I remember in 1999, Steve Forbes stated the average family of four wouldn't pay taxes on the first $34,000 under his flat income tax proposal. Every plan I've seen (I haven't seen details of either Romney's or Ryan's tax plan; only an outline), has a higher initial exempted amount to counter claims they would hurt the poor. By doing so, they are extending the number of people who believe…Continue
Added by Bill Rollyson on August 16, 2012 at 8:09am — No Comments
Use any ONE of the methods below to…Continue
Added by Robert Williams on August 1, 2012 at 6:49pm — No Comments