Sources: Statesman Journal, Southern California Public Radio
quote: ...but I'll just point out that any true flat-tax system is terribly regressive. The less money you make, the more painful that flat tax is going to be.
quote: But regardless of how painful it is for anyone, we should all have to bear the burden of government. If it's truly benefiting all of us, it should be paid for by all of us.
quote: Why has it become acceptable that those who benefit less from the government pay more to be given to those who benefit more from the government?
quote: If you love small government so much, move to Somalia - thats about as small as a government can get.
quote: Worse, we think it's morally right to put a gun to Bill's head and force him to pay for some (or all) of Bob's portion.
quote: that any true flat-tax system is terribly regressive.