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Section A: General News

Editorial: Fair Tax: Why real/true tax reform is needed




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February 13, 2013 | 727 views | 9 comments

By Glen Terrell and Paul Livingston

We all know what taxes are, but what does tax reform mean? It means removing abuses, eliminating bad practices, and change for the better. . . .

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MyOpinion  
Floresville  
February 21, 2013 7:35am
 
 
I am all for cutting out a lot of this welfare and cut back on fraud.. for one, why are illegal aliens getting medicaid and big fat welfare checks? I don't understand that ... Read More Read More
 
 
MyOpinion  
Floresville  
February 21, 2013 7:32am
 
 
You can't just blame the President. What about all of the members of Congress who want tax cuts, just not in their back yard? They are all guilty, the Dems and Repubs.. ... Read More Read More
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
February 21, 2013 6:05am
 
 
Can't tell the difference between a Democrat and
a Republican piglet. Both of them depend on government
sow.
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
February 21, 2013 5:01am
 
 
The farmer does not fill up the slop trough unless
the piglets are there to devour it.
 
 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
February 20, 2013 2:58pm
 
 
Not blaming anybody, but just saying that this president refuses to cut spending and does not allow a choice. Vote sequestor -- or else.
 
 
Facts only please  
TX  
February 20, 2013 2:51pm
 
 
Senior, don't blame this on the president...how about those 174 GOP members voted in favor of the "Obamaquester" S 365 - Budget Control Act of 2011 - Voting ... Read More Read More
 
 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
February 20, 2013 8:33am
 
 
Spending obviously must be cut -- something this president refuses to do. There are plenty of programs that are bloated or not needed, making a good starting point.
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
February 20, 2013 5:24am
 
 
A "fair tax" that collects the same amount of revenue
as the present system collects does nothing to pay
down the national debt. It will not fix the entitlement
mess. ... Read More Read More
 
 
Harold  
Equatorial Guinea, West Africa  
February 20, 2013 3:41am
 
 
Working overseas I see advertisements you will never see in the US, eastern European and Scandinavian countries are courting businesses with low corporate tax rates and relatively ... Read More Read More
 

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