We should have explored Herman Cain's 9/9/9 tax, or some combination thereof.<quoted text>
Proven unsustainable without a VAT attached to products. Every Accounting 101 newbie knows this. Our system is more progressive than Europe's due to income taxation, without a VAT added.
I think a 9% sales tax is high, but it would hurt crony corruptocrats like harry pelosi when they spend their bribe money.
I'm not a huge fan of a progressive tax either.
GE spends more money on tax planning than their tax liability . A flat tax ends that liberal stupidity.
Our govt. and it's cost is completely out of control, and must be reduced in size and scope.