Tax Code now 4 times as long as Shakespeare's complete works!

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    10 Things I Hate About Tax Day - SmartMoney.com

    I'm reminded of something Roman orator Tacitus said: "The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates"
     
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    I can shorten the tax code significantly:

    We would significantly free the American people and create unprecedented economic growth if we adopted this.
     
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    LOL. Let's try this again. Why 4%? How did you pick this specific number?
     
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    zero percent would help the economy better
     
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    Yeah, it's ridiculously bloated and needlessly complex. It needs a drastic overhaul, but going to the opposite extreme and imposing a flat tax "just because it's simpler" is not the answer either.
     
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    Look...rich people already defraud the IRS to the tune of MEDICARE every year.

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    What makes you think they'll pay anything if you implement this? Or that they simply won't buy political influence to give themselves loopholes?


    You CONZ are always in search of a simple answer, yet often choose the option that ignores the actual real problem.

    Like deporting illegals. If you want to reduce the number of illegals in this country, you put the people who hire them in jail. No jobs...no reason to come here. But conservatives would NEVER put people who hire illegals in jail, because those employers MAKE MORE MONEY by hiring illegal workers and driving down wages for everyone else.
    And we all know how sympathetic you righties are to labor over management.
     
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    And Shakespeare is easier to understand...
     

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