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  •  Bartlet is the lone Republican who argues (0+ / 0-)

    that taxation levels in the US are actually too low, if Americans actually want to face the responsibility of dealing with their entitlement programs in the long run. He proposes the introduction of a VAT along European lines (in "The New American Economy", published last fall, which is actually an excellent read). As any fiscally responsible conservative at this point in history would. But the terms "conservative" and "fiscally responsible" have become mutually exclusive in the United States under the reign of George W. Bush.

    John McCain: Life begins at inheritance

    by Berliner2 on Sat Mar 27, 2010 at 12:36:52 PM PDT

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