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Why does Cain want to ignore the Constitution?

Why does Cain want to ignore the Constitution?

  • He's stupid and doesn't realize a national sales tax isn't Constitutional

    Votes: 1 25.0%
  • He things YOU'RE stupid so YOU don't realize a national sales tax isn't Constitutional

    Votes: 2 50.0%
  • He doesn't care about the Constitution anyway, whatever gets your vote

    Votes: 1 25.0%
  • Who is Cain?

    Votes: 0 0.0%

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OohPooPahDoo

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Why does Cain want to ignore the Constitution?

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Mad Scientist

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Oh never mind!
 

ladyliberal

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I gather that you believe that all taxes (other than income taxes, mentioned specifically in the sixteenth amendment) ought to paid by the states directly based on population ("...direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective Numbers...") and that no other form of federal tax is constitutional. I also gather that you think people who believe otherwise are "stupid". There are a few problems with your argument:


- Our existing tax code imposes a number of federal taxes/fees/whatever that would not fall under the strict definition of an income tax or a tax apportioned to the states.

- The courts, so far as I know, have never adopted anything like such a narrow definition of the taxation power as (I believe) you propose.

- The Constitution specifically permits a uniform "excise" tax, which should include exactly a national sales tax as that in Cain's plan.
 

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I gather that you believe that all taxes (other than income taxes, mentioned specifically in the sixteenth amendment) ought to paid by the states directly based on population ("...direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective Numbers...") and that no other form of federal tax is constitutional. I also gather that you think people who believe otherwise are "stupid". There are a few problems with your argument:


- Our existing tax code imposes a number of federal taxes/fees/whatever that would not fall under the strict definition of an income tax or a tax apportioned to the states.

- The courts, so far as I know, have never adopted anything like such a narrow definition of the taxation power as (I believe) you propose.

- The Constitution specifically permits a uniform "excise" tax, which should include exactly a national sales tax as that in Cain's plan.

You do understand, that the welfare/warfare state has a voracious appetite and that it will confiscate whatever is necessary to survive.

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martybegan

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Why does Cain want to ignore the Constitution?

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Ernie S.

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You already pay federal sales tax on alcohol, gasoline, internet, telephone jewelery and furs. If it's unconstitutional, someone should speak up!
 

Contumacious

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You already pay federal sales tax on alcohol, gasoline, internet, telephone jewelery and furs. If it's unconstitutional, someone should speak up!

Businesses and corporations have found it easier to pass the cost on to the consumer.

Those who speak up end up in a federal jail - ask Irwin Schiff!!!!!!!!1

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