Besides, we already have a "Flat Head Tax" in most states.  It's called 
the lottery.  It's a tax on stupid people, and it falls unfairly on 
those least able to afford it.

bob allen wrote:

>Howdy David,
>
>a flat tax would just reward the rich with lower taxes and punish the 
>impoverished with taxes they didn't have before.  The flat tax also will 
>not address the flight of corporations to tax havens.
>
>flat tax- bad idea.
>
>David M. Brockes wrote:
>  
>
>>This is why we need a "Flat Tax" system in this country for both Individual
>>and Business. 8% to 12% would provide a tax base much more robust than what
>>we have today....and most of us would probably pay less,
>>    
>>
>
>if most of us pay less, then somebody pays more.  A 12% tax rate would 
>mean tax break for the rich; hence, the poor would be paying more for 
>the rich persons reduction.
>
>
>  but certainly
>  
>
>>everyone would pay a "fair" share.....and think of all the savings there
>>would be from all the "extra" costs currently related to our Tax system!!
>>Just IMHO!!
>>Dave
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>>[mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of
>>[EMAIL PROTECTED]
>>Sent: Monday, August 29, 2005 9:51 AM
>>To: Biofuel@sustainablelists.org
>>Subject: Re: [Biofuel] BP loses money?? Yeah, right.
>>
>>
>>It's all part of the standard multinational corporation planning to move
>>the profits to the jurisdiction in which they are taxed least
>>(preferably not at all).
>>
>>    
>>
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