- Jul 20, 2011
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- Don't harsh my zen, Jen!
Well, he was certainly powerful enough when the GOP was driving us off the cliff.
Okay, what did I miss.
So let's see Grover Nordquist is against it based on the results of the VAT implemented in Europe.
http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2011/10/herman_cain_imagine_pizza_video.htmlOkay, what did I miss.
You're kidding right? Norquist's pledge that he forced on almost every GOP legislator in Washington helped scuttle most of the workable deals that came along. Norquist is one of the big players in the GOP. He's not as powerful as the Koch brothers, but he's more powerful than most of the Radio Heads.
Whoops, I forgot the home construction industry, because new houses will have an additional 9% price ala the sales tax.So let's see Grover Nordquist is against it based on the results of the VAT implemented in Europe.
Retailers are against it because it will kill retail sales.
For that reason economists are against it because it'll slow down consumer spending, which drives the US economy and also will reduce the GNP.
Plus 9-9-9 taxes the biggest segment of the US population (Middle Class & poor) at a higher rate than the wealthy la the sales tax.
Yet, the die-hards love it, even though most will be negatively effected by 9-9-9.
You seem to let Obama go by and there IS no bigger target than that. Just sayin'