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Wisconsin's Overhyped Foxconn Deal Keeps Getting Lamer By The Week

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Jan 31, 2019 9:27 AM 2+ mon ago

Wisconsins Overhyped Foxconn Deal Keeps Getting Lamer By The Week

By all means close up the loopholes, but the "fair" tax proposal is anything but.

The higher your income, the fewer government services you use, yet the more you pay into their coffers.

In a pure mathematical scenario, "fair" would be a flat amount per person. In a statistical scenario, it would be a set percentage applied equally to each person.

In pure reality, every time you try to "soak the rich", they pay it - while having new laws, deductions, and loopholes passed to get it back. So the (rapidly dwindling due to this) middle class ends up paying it.

Keep the progressive tax rates but eliminate most write-offs and other deductions. Keep deductions for things like education but eliminate those for losses and put a low cap on the rest such as charitable donations. Any deduction that an ...

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