The White House FairTax Petiton Response
White House responded to the FairTax petition on the We the People website.
We're assembling a response, but it’s clear their analysis wasn't factual.
can go to FairTax.org/Facts for
details on how the FairTax positively affects the middle class, FairTax.org/Education for
information about the FairTax untaxing tuition and FairTax.org/TaxPanel for a
rebuttal to the tax panel which didn't examine the FairTax bill as written.
forward in the knowledge that neither this administration or the previous embraced the FairTax. It’s up to us to keep educating those around us!
Grassroots Spotlight - Danny Higgins
Danny is one of the nation's most active FairTax volunteers. His official titles over the years have been District Director, Indiana State Director, FAST board member and his online efforts have been just as impressive. He's started large FairTax Facebook groups and is a great help with the official Facebook page as well.
Danny recently posted a challange to us on Facebook:
Our thanks go out to Danny for his years of ideas, insight, energy, time and resources. His wife, Diana, also has been an integral reason for his sucess.
Is someone your FairTax inspiration? Tell their story and email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
The FairTax in the News
Herman Cain’s other
tax plan has credibility - Bloomberg
Herman Cain does not believe that his 9-9-9 Plan is the best
long-term choice for the U.S. Tax Code. Surprised? It’s right there on his
website. The pizza magnate and Republican Presidential candidate sees his
triple-9 proposal as an interim fix and advocates another tax plan entirely for
the long run. Vows Cain at hermancain.com: “Amidst a backdrop of the economic
renewal created by the 9-9-9 Plan, I will begin the process of educating the
American people on the benefits of continuing the next step to the Fair Tax.”..
Why doesn’t Cain go straight to the FairTax, if he thinks
it’s a better solution? Richard Lowrie, Cain’s adviser on economic issues,
responds in an e-mail saying, “The country is tired of economists passing up
something great, while they hold out for their own view of perfect, and in
doing so, sentence the country to more of the same.” The tax plan that sounds
like a pizza price is, evidently, not going away…
Fair Tax is better
option than 9-9-9 - The
Florida Times-Union Editorial
...Cain has done a national service by putting tax reform on
the table, but his 9-9-9 plan needed to have been vetted long before the
The Fair Tax makes more sense. And a general lowering of tax
rates while removing deductions would do just as much good for the economy.
That is the basic proposal of candidate Jon Huntsman, but
his plan, like his candidacy, suffers from a lack of hype or a catchy slogan...