Sarah Palin: Rick Perry Flat Tax Will 'Gain Momentum'

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    More: Sarah Palin: Rick Perry Flat Tax Will 'Gain Momentum'
     
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    agreed
     
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    Who benefits under flat tax?

    Who loses under flat tax?
     
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    Once the numbers come up on how big a tax cut the flat tax represents for the wealthiest, this will lose its charm for normal Americans.
     
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    The Rich benefit the most; the poor/low incomers get a pretty good deduction, so mathematically, the middle has to get fucked.
     
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    Americans who believe in giving their fair share might think the flat tax is a good idea.

    That way, from the top dollar to the least coin can be satisfied with the gift they give to their country.

    Equality rocks!
     
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    What kind of tax would be fair?
     
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    I think the GOP candidates are taking turns pulling tax plans randomly out of the old tax plan grab bag.
     
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    We should raise everyone's taxes the same percent in whatever amount is needed to pay for the 40% of the budget we're currently borrowing,

    and then see how fast everyone suddenly decides maybe we should spend less.
     

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