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Feature Article: Petition the White House
The White House just announced a first of its kind petition and FairTax supporters want to be heard!
"The right to petition your government is guaranteed by the First Amendment of the United States Constitution. We the People provides a new way to petition the Obama Administration to take action on a range of important issues facing our country. We created We the People because we want to hear from you. If a petition gets enough support, White House staff will review it, ensure it's sent to the appropriate policy experts, and issue an official response."
At this time, if 5,000 people sign a petition in 30 days, the White House or administration official will respond!
Short-term fiscal policies fail to get long term results. We need permanent, pervasive and predictable long-term tax reform.
Want a jobs bill that will work and not cost one penny of government spending or new debt? A program to reverse the outflow of jobs and companies and bring $10-12 trillion of offshore capital to our country?...
…Cain calls his tax proposals the "999 plan," because it would create three flat taxes at a rate of 9 percent. The first would be a 9 percent business tax, which would apply to a business's gross income minus investments, dividends paid to shareholders and purchases from other businesses. The second would be a 9 percent individual tax on gross income minus charitable contributions. The third would be a 9 percent national sales tax, which would pave the way to eventually transition entirely to the "fair tax," or a tax on spending rather than income…
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