Why Tax Reform Terrifies the Left

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    1. Simplified Tax reform is another way to CUT TAXES....:eek:
    ....making taxes flat and keeping them simplified so any increases are highly visible to the public is going to reduce the size of government.....:321:

    2. It also TAKES AWAY POWER from Washington.....:muahaha:
    ....one of the main activities on Capitol Hill will disappear.....corporations/unions/special interest groups will no longer need to Lobby to get Congress members to give them special "loopholes" or tax breaks in the tax code.....:huddle:
    ....this also means Senators and Representatives will lose quite a bit of their personal power.......and their underhanded ability to make "deals" on the side....gosh they might have time to actually do The Peoples' business.... :eusa_wall:


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    That's a gross oversimplification......pretty much in line with the new campaign to promote Rick Perry that conservative media begun last weekend
     
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    I am on the Left and I think Tax Reform is something we definitely need to do. As soon as possible.
     
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    How is that due to the tax code? It seems to me that it's because of the way we finance elections. Go to public financing and there's no reason for our representitives to sell their vote to the highest bidder. Since they wouldn't be going to fundraisers every week either, they'd have more time to spend on OUR business, instead of the business of getting themselves re-elected.
     
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    tax code is important because in many cases that's where the buck stops....so to speak.....else why so many special interest tax "loopholes".....?
     
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    remember how Cristine O Donnell "terrified" the left?

    remember how Trump "terrified" the left?

    yeah, me too. not
     
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    poor whining eagle... so much spew... so little knowledge
     
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    Raising taxes is not really "reform"....

    If we went to a flat tax we could get rid of about 75,000 pages of tax code.....now that's REFORM....
     
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    uhuh....here come the attacks....you lefties are about to wet your pants with Herman Cain at the forefront....

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    You are repeating the Perry lie. The tax code, while still hefty, is only 4,000 pages.

    We do need tax reform though, but it needs more progression, not less.
     

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