[OT] Re: Mortgage
ross at agilestudios.com
Mon Sep 19 18:06:08 MDT 2005
On Mon, 19 Sep 2005, Andy Bradford wrote:
> This may not be the best argument against FairTax, but the author
> clearly is against income tax altogether, especially that which is
> withheld automatically because it hides the fact that the government is
> actually taxing you.
It seems his only real argument is that FairTax doesn't do enough--but he
doesn't introduce any cogent arguments as to why it's no better than our
current form of taxation.
Sure, smaller federal government would be great--but do you honestly
expect the federal government to vote for a drastically reduced federal
government? Ha! At least this proposal is a step in the right direction.
> What's so hysterical about that? If the government found out that you
> were making money as a baby sitter, do you think it would just turn away
> and not make your customers pay tax on it?
They'd probably do what they currently do now with babysitters and tax.
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