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62 Percent of Americans Say They Favor a Flat Tax

Americans want a flat tax, overwhelmingly. It would be good for the general economy in a myriad of ways. (Assuming it was set at a low enough rate.) Just think for instance of how many millions of man hours lost to wading through our labyrinthine tax code could instead be put to productive use. A flat tax would just make life so much EASIER.

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Government often has 10 agencies doing one job (money down the hole)

Every agency has its turf which it guards jealously. Everyone wants a piece of the taxpayer pie. The funders of the federal bureaucracy (you and me) are busy going to work and taking the kids to soccer practice in between annual checks to the IRS. We rarely think of the inner workings of the government black hole (beyond the event horizon) into which we send our money each year. We just know that if we don’t send it to the black hole there will be trouble.

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