When is a fair tax not so fair?

When it hits the middle class hard, that's when

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By Jim Bowman


. . .  about what Don Harmon calls a new "fair tax" for Illinois. Lots of data leading up to this:

. . . don't be fooled when lawmakers say a progressive income tax will only affect high-income earners. The newly proposed rates in Illinois make it clear that lawmakers are gearing up to raise tax rates on Illinois' working- and middle-class residents.

That's fair?

Email: jimbowman7@aol.com Twitter: @BlitheSp

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J. V. Palmisano from Oak Park  

Posted: October 18th, 2013 1:17 PM

A progressive income tax is an UNFAIR TAX!!!

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