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Mark Thornton on the Flat Tax

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Mark Thornton discusses Ted Cruz's new tax proposal, flat taxes, and proportional taxes on Newsmax TV. 

Thornton examines the economic distortions caused by taxation, as well as the stated rationales and downsides of the many gimmicky new tax proposals that have arisen in recent decades. 

Ryan McMaken (@ryanmcmaken) is the editor of Mises Wire and The Austrian. Send him your article submissions, but read article guidelines first. Ryan has degrees in economics and political science from the University of Colorado, and was the economist for the Colorado Division of Housing from 2009 to 2014. He is the author of Commie Cowboys: The Bourgeoisie and the Nation-State in the Western Genre.

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