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Dan Mitchell: Trump’s Tax Returns and the Flat Tax

– Trump’s Tax Returns and the Flat Tax I applauded when Joe Biden used clever tax strategies to reduce his (apparently unpatriotic) tax bill to the IRS. I also applauded when Bill and Hillary Clinton engaged in clever tax avoidance, as well as John Kerry and Gov. Pritzker of Illinois. In the spirit of bipartisanship, […]

Dan Mitchell: At the beginning, 18 states were in the two good columns (no income tax or flat tax)!

– Idaho Joins the Flat Tax (More to Follow?) There isn’t much good news coming from Washington, DC, especially since Biden was able to push through a (fortunately watered-down) package of more spending and higher taxes. But there have been some very positive developments at the state level over the past couple of years. I’ve […]

FRIEDMAN FRIDAY “How to Stay Free” in Milton Friedman’s FREE TO CHOOSE Part 5 of 7 “The Social Security is one of the most misleading programs. It has been sold as an insurance program. It’s not an insurance program. It’s a program which combines a bad tax, a flat tax on wages up to a maximum with a very inequitable and uneven system of giving benefits under which some people get much, some people get little”

In 1980 I read the book FREE TO CHOOSE by Milton Friedman and it really enlightened me a tremendous amount.  I suggest checking out these episodes and transcripts of Milton Friedman’s film series FREE TO CHOOSE: “The Failure of Socialism” and “The Anatomy of a Crisis” and “What is wrong with our schools?”  and “Created […]

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 […]

Open letter to President Obama (Part 676) “How to Stay Free” in Milton Friedman’s FREE TO CHOOSE Part 5 of 7 “The Social Security is one of the most misleading programs. It has been sold as an insurance program. It’s not an insurance program. It’s a program which combines a bad tax, a flat tax on wages up to a maximum with a very inequitable and uneven system of giving benefits under which some people get much, some people get little”

Open letter to President Obama (Part 676) (Emailed to White House on July 29, 2013) 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 […]

Open letter to President Obama (Part 598) We could put in a flat tax and it would enable us to cut billions out of the IRS budget!!!!

Open letter to President Obama (Part 598) (Emailed to White House on 6-10-13.) 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 […]

Open letter to President Obama (Part 590) Lucky French Taxpayers Get an Obama-Style Flat Tax

Open letter to President Obama (Part 590) (Emailed to White House on 6-10-13.) 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 […]

“How to Stay Free” in Milton Friedman’s FREE TO CHOOSE Part 5 of 7 “The Social Security is one of the most misleading programs. It has been sold as an insurance program. It’s not an insurance program. It’s a program which combines a bad tax, a flat tax on wages up to a maximum with a very inequitable and uneven system of giving benefits under which some people get much, some people get little”

In 1980 I read the book FREE TO CHOOSE by Milton Friedman and it really enlightened me a tremendous amount.  I suggest checking out these episodes and transcripts of Milton Friedman’s film series FREE TO CHOOSE: “The Failure of Socialism” and “The Anatomy of a Crisis” and “What is wrong with our schools?”  and “Created […]

If you want to cut Welfare fraud then go to Flat Tax!!!

________ If you want to cut Welfare fraud then go to Flat Tax!!! Welfare Fraud Is another Reason to Replace the IRS with a Flat Tax October 23, 2013 by Dan Mitchell One of my missions in life is fundamental tax reform. I would like to replace the corrupt internal revenue code with a simple and […]

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

IRS control would be hampered by the Flat Tax!!! A Tax Reform Fantasy June 8, 2013 by Dan Mitchell 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 […]