[FoRK] Weird... interesting.

J. Andrew Rogers andrew at ceruleansystems.com
Tue Apr 14 14:14:38 PDT 2009


On Apr 14, 2009, at 1:55 PM, Damien Morton wrote:
> I would turn that around, in that a flat tax takes away the trade in
> political favours (tax exemptions etc), making it a non-starter. Its  
> not the
> mob that makes tax laws.


Yeah, that is the other side of the coin.  One of the favors that is  
traded is throw red meat to the mob in exchange for votes, pandering  
to ill-conceived biases rather than acting in the best interest of  
their constituents.

J. Andrew Rogers



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