The FairTax Picture of the Week
Volunteers Steve Omtvedt and Community Coordinator Paul Bergener spreading the word in Richmond, VA
The FairTax in the News
Gingrich: 435 Congressional Commissions to
Study Fair Tax – Examiner.com
…His segue to his standard stump speech then took an odd turn when he looked to
several sign-carrying Fair Tax supporters in the crowd and announced yet
another grandiose, over the top proposal like many that the public has come to
expect in his campaign. He said he wants to “sponsor and … support creating a
commission on the Fair Tax, putting together a computer model so that every
American can go on line, take their current budget, compare what it would be
like under the Fair Tax versus what it would be like under the current tax
Not to be outdone by such a
simple proposal he then went on to say that “once that commission has done that,
I would then like to have 435 Congressional District Commissions, so that
we would be in a position to have hearings in every single congressional
district where people could come out and ask questions, offer improvements,
figure out how to do it.”..
Five questions with Gary Johnson – The
…I also advocate replacing
our entire federal tax system with a Fair Tax. The current system does all the
wrong things: It penalizes earning and investment, and allows politicians far
too many opportunities to meddle in the private economy by picking winners and
losers. Enacting a tax based on consumption and free-market choices such as the
Fair Tax, will reboot the economy quickly and effectively…
The February FairTax Webinar
With Special Topic: Actual Dollars the FairTax Puts in Your Pocket
Compared to Our Current Tax Code
When: Thursday, February 23, 2012
Time: 8 pm Eastern, 7 pm Central, 6 pm Mountain, 5 pm Pacific
Where: At your personal computer anywhere!
Why: To provide an interactive forum for people who cannot get to local meetings to learn about the FairTax and to present special topics that are frequently misunderstood or not generally discussed.
Who: Join Marc Manieri, Americans for Fair Taxation Community Coordinator in the Greater Orlando, Florida area. In their third year now, Marc’s webinars draw national participation from seasoned FairTax supporters as well as those just getting introduced to the FairTax.
Join: To participate, register here and watch for the confirmation email. For more information contact Larry Walters at firstname.lastname@example.org.