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National Sales Tax: Not *the* solution, but *a* solution

March 1, 2013


It’s safe to say that the current United States tax code – all 84,319 pages of it – is almost as popular among the vast majority of Americans as the science teacher who gives a pop quiz, a test and seven hours of homework on a Friday. America has what is arguably the world’s most […]

How much of your taxes went to “Welfare”?

April 16, 2011


Just how much comes out of your pocket to support U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan? What’s your slice of the interest on the national debt? How are you actually paying to fund Medicare and Social Security, or to support foreign aid, or NASA, or the FBI? This is “tax weekend” in the United States […]