"The present tax codes… inhibit the mobility and formation of
capital, add complexities and inequities which undermine the morale of
the taxpayer.” - John F. Kennedy
A Video Milestone And What's Next
DID IT! Thanks to all of your tremendous efforts, we met our initial goal of
reaching 50,000 viewers with FairTax: Fire Up Our Economic Engine! As of
today, the video is surpassing 51,000 viewers on YouTube. Great work, team!
is fantastic news, and a milestone for which we should all be proud. This just
goes to show that, working as a team, we can accomplish GREAT things. Now on to
100,000 viewings. Do you believe we can accomplish that new goal over the next
10 days? I am confident we can.
launching the video, we’ve signed-up 1,200+ new FairTax supporters. To those new members we say welcome to the
Did you know we have a strategic imperative of 3,000 new supporters
in all 435 congressional districts? We know that in Congressional districts
with a strong challenger that lost, in most cases they lost by less than 3,000
votes. Imagine what could happen in all 435 districts if we had a strong
FairTax sponsor or candidate and 3,000 new FairTax activists. That’s a game
changer, ladies and gentlemen.
We need you to continue engaging your friends, family and colleagues to view, “like” and “share” our video. We also need more and more Americans to donate critically needed funds to the FairTax campaign. The This election cycle, super pacs and the economy have had a significant impact on most non-profits' ability to attract major donor fundingraising. We are no different. Meanwhile, the anti-FairTax opposition campaign intensifies. We need more Americans to hear the FairTax message, donate and take action.
August 22, Forbes.com posted an article critical of the FairTax. As usual you
jumped in to rebut the author and educate the naysayers. Interestingly
our number of new supporters jumped significantly that day – most likely
stimulated by the article and your impressive response. This is the kind of
on-line discussion action we need over and over again! If you haven’t seen the
article, please click here to
read it and take
part in the conversation.
Martin of Wisconsin placed a great op ed piece in his Madison area newspaper.
Bob’s piece stimulated a great discussion and provided yet another opportunity
to educate the public about the merits of FairTax. Thank you, Bob, for your
wonderful, proactive efforts in spreading the FairTax message!
of you has the opportunity to have strong FairTax voice. Please visit our Get Involved page for tools and resources to
make your voice be heard.
hope you will continue to help us find new and innovative ways to share the
FairTax message. Let us know how your spreading the good news and video and
don’t forget to send us pictures.
If you’ve already shared the video, share it
again, this time with a quick comment about how it has been seen by over 50,000
viewers on YouTube. Search on-line for FairTax: Fire Up Our Economic Engine and
add your positive comments to stories, blogs and articles on the video and the
FairTax. Make sure you share why you support the FairTax and direct readers to www.FairTax.org for the additional information.
As we all
know, this is a turbo charged election season. We must work extra hard to be
heard through all the political noise. It can be done, it must be done! And
with your continued hard work and dedication, it will be done.
Cynthia T. Canevaro
Americans For Fair Taxation