Both the FairTax and an income tax?? Repeal the 16th amendment first??
Repeal of the 16th Amendment is an extremely big issue. Two of the largest self-proclaimed think tanks, The Heritage Foundation (THF) and CATO list that as one of their biggest, if not THE biggest, issue. Thanks to Dan Mitchell who planted that seed at both the THF and CATO. It has been taken up by Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity and Laura Ingraham who broadcasted that comment. In fact, Herman Cain’s recent misstatement—that the 16th Amendment needs to be repealed before we can have the FairTax—may have come as a result of Cain being bombarded by Rush, Hannity, Ingraham, THF, and CATO, with that indoctrination. (more…)