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

March 1, 2013

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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 […]

Paul Ryan: We have to close loopholes … except for my corporate owners

August 24, 2011

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Republican Representative and “real American” idol Paul Ryan says that tax loopholes, shelters and hidden credits for big corporations and the wealthy have “gotten completely out of control” and that the Obama administration has done nothing to stem the tide of corrupt legislation geared toward favoring the rich. But when he refers to that “tide,” […]