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The Tax that's Anything but Fair

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Tired of reading yours truly on evils of the FairTax? Here is Bruce Bartlett's newest analysis of the tax that's anything but fair: "Why the FairTax Won't Work." Mr. Bartlett has written a very exhaustive and very thorough critique of the FairTax. Since presidential wannabe Mike Huckabee backs the FairTax, this issue is very relevant. Don't be fooled because FairTaxers and Ron Paul each want to abolish the income tax. FairTaxers want to replace the trillion dollar income tax with another trillion dollar tax; Ron Paul wants to replace the income tax with nothing.

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Contact Laurence M. Vance

Laurence M. Vance is an Associated Scholar of the Mises Institute, columnist and policy adviser for the Future of Freedom Foundation, and a columnist, blogger, and book reviewer at LewRockwell.com. He is also the author of Gun Control and the Second AmendmentThe War on Drugs Is a War on Freedom, and War, Empire and the Military: Essays on the Follies of War and U.S. Foreign Policy. His newest books are Free Trade or Protectionism? and The Free Society. Visit his website: www.vancepublications.com.

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