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Lucky Them

One of the Democrats' favorite lines is about how the Iraqi people are getting free health care, but the American people don't. Well, what I want to know is, why can't we get a flat 15% tax, if they can?

I'm all ready to join a Bremer for President campaign.

Posted by Rand Simberg at November 01, 2003 03:57 PM
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Yeah to AZ, the only state to support Forbes. I wonder how they can describe the flat tax as a gift to the rich, when it explicitly eliminates all taxes for anyone under a specified income (perhaps a third of the population?)

It would have been exactly what Forbes said it was, a power shift away from central government.

Posted by Ken Anthony at November 3, 2003 07:23 AM

All I can say is I am SO jealous. The Russians got a flat tax, the Iraqis are getting a flat tax, and we've got 9 presidential candidates hollering about how we need to raise taxes...

Posted by Celeste at November 3, 2003 09:16 AM

I wouldn't mind haveing a full auto AK-47 just like most Iraqi farmers :-)

Posted by Ryan at November 3, 2003 11:50 AM

Yeah, and let's have 70 percent unemployment like the Iraqis, too!

Posted by tdent at November 5, 2003 08:12 AM

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