Open letter to President Obama (Part 710) IRS control would be hampered by the Flat Tax!!!

Open letter to President Obama (Part 710)

(Emailed to White House on 6-25-13.)

President Obama c/o The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500

Dear Mr. President,

I know that you receive 20,000 letters a day and that you actually read 10 of them every day. I really do respect you for trying to get a pulse on what is going on out here.

The federal government debt is growing so much that it is endangering us because if things keep going like they are now we will not have any money left for the national defense because we are so far in debt as a nation. We have been spending so much on our welfare state through food stamps and other programs that I am worrying that many of our citizens are becoming more dependent on government and in many cases they are losing their incentive to work hard because of the welfare trap the government has put in place. Other nations in Europe have gone down this road and we see what mess this has gotten them in. People really are losing their faith in big government and they want more liberty back. It seems to me we have to get back to the founding  principles that made our country great.  We also need to realize that a big government will encourage waste and corruptionThe recent scandals in our government have proved my point. In fact, the jokes you made at Ohio State about possibly auditing them are not so funny now that reality shows how the IRS was acting more like a monster out of control. Also raising taxes on the job creators is a very bad idea too. The Laffer Curve clearly demonstrates that when the tax rates are raised many individuals will move their investments to places where they will not get taxed as much.

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IRS control would be hampered by the Flat Tax!!!

I shared a presidential debate fantasy in 2012 and a Texas sovereignty fantasy in 2011, and I even shared a fantasy two years ago involving about 50 percent of the population.

None of those fantasies have become reality, and I suspect that the message of this Branco cartoon also is an unattainable fantasy.

Flat Tax Crisis

Simply stated, a flat tax would be a wonderful outcome to this latest IRS scandal. But for reasons I’ve already explained, I’m not holding my breath waiting for that to happen, either now or in the future.

Doesn’t mean I’ll give up on the fight for tax reform, but I always try to be realistic.

P.S. I’ve already confessed that I have very abnormal fantasies. And I haveadmitted on TV that my fantasies are rarely fulfilled.

P.P.S. There is such a thing as a libertarian-specific fantasy.

P.P.P.S. For fans of the national sales tax, I’d also be delighted to get something like the Fair Tax (as you can tell from my position in this debate), but I think a national sales tax faces even greater uphill odds than a flat tax.

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Thank you so much for your time. I know how valuable it is. I also appreciate the fine family that you have and your commitment as a father and a husband.

Sincerely,

Everette Hatcher III, 13900 Cottontail Lane, Alexander, AR 72002, ph 501-920-5733, lowcostsqueegees@yahoo.com

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