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FairTax, Flawed Tax

Title: FairTax, Flawed Tax
Date: Saturday, 25 August 2007
Publisher: Wall Street Journal
Author: Bruce Bartlett
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Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee's unexpectedly strong second-place showing in the recent Iowa Republican straw poll is widely attributed to his support for the FairTax. For those who never heard about it, the FairTax is a national retail sales tax that would replace the entire current federal tax system. It was originally devised by the Church of Scientology in the early 1990s as a way to get rid of the Internal Revenue Service, with which the church was then at war ... [Read the rest at]