Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many - not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. - Charles Dickens
Five Reasons We're Thankful Right Now
hope you have had an abundant and safe Thanksgiving!
we have been gathering with those we hold near and dear, we thought we would share
with fellow FairTaxers some of the reasons we are thankful so far in 2011.
volunteer leaders are building stronger organizations and networking across
districts, states and the nation! New activists are filling new roles and
FairTaxers are being heard like never before!
FairTax champion in Congress, representing all FairTaxers everywhere, is
Representative Rob Woodall. He provides invaluable counsel to our cause while meeting
face-to-face with fellow Representatives to make the FairTax case. Representative Woodall’s passion for the
FairTax is a site to behold during his powerful speeches on the floor of the
U.S. House of Representatives, and his constant enthusiasm for a better America
serves as a rich example and inspiration for us all.
is more receptive to the FairTax
to your continued pressure, combined with worsening economic pressures and
continued legislative dysfunction, the FairTax is gaining traction as the one
new idea worth considering.
that in 2011 alone the House Ways and Mean committee held the first hearing to
specifically examine the FairTax plan.
In addition, a record number of co-sponsors have joined Senator Saxby
Chambliss as co-sponsors, and Americans For Fair Taxation was recently invited
to testify before a Joint Economic Committee hearing. Like never before, our elected officials in
Washington are hearing about the FairTax - the single most transformational tax
reform plan in the history of our nation.
reform is on the agenda
nation is facing incredible challenges with national debt, astronomical unemployment
rates and a level of economic doldrums that has few historical parallels. Even out-of-touch politicians can see the
damage our byzantine tax code inflicts on the country and American business.
The drumbeat for major tax reform is becoming louder and more urgent.
talk of tweaking our 70,000+ pages of regulatory code is being overshadowed by
a search for a total replacement. Years of research shows there is no better
solution than the FairTax!
want non-partisan reforms
the bickering of Washington politicians grinds into gridlock, frustration with partisan
politics only grows more intense. Americans
are sick and tired of elected officials putting their party’s agenda before our
nation’s welfare, and they are demanding representatives who yearn to govern by
placing the nation’s best interest above their own.
and more Americans want their elected officials to support the FairTax. The only tax replacement plan developed by average
Americans, working with economists, for the good of the American people – free
of partisan politics. It is the one plan
that can unite the left, right and center against the self-interests of