Give low wage earners a break



For those low-wage earners who are having trouble keeping a roof over their head and putting meals on the table, relief is in sight.
All one has to do is follow the lead of our conservative legislators. For starters, they would scrap the federal income tax and replace it with a sales tax estimated to be somewhere between 23 percent and 30 percent.
Since a sales tax is a tax on consumption, only those who purchase something would pay the tax. Unearned income, that is monies accumulated from inve...

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