Income vs. Consumption Taxation

IRSThe Sledge Hammer or the Scalpel Since 1913 Americans have had a love-hate relationship with the income tax.  As federal spending has grown from 2.5% of GDP in 1913, to 10% of GDP during the New Deal era, to 19% (average spending) of GDP during post WWII era and finally to 23% (average spending) of GDP during the age of Obama, the Income...
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Dog Gone! Where has the conservative Republican candidate gone?

We are less than a month away from the first primary and there is no conservative candidate to choose from.  If we have to choose between Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich are we really choosing a conservative candidate? Mitt, father of Romney Care a perfect example of an overbearing State and Newt, cozying up to the poster child of progressivism, American Socialism, is there a conservative principled candidate? More