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Well-structured sales tax does more for Alaska than income tax

<span class="updated">As Alaska works to balance the state budget, one thing is certain: We will all have less money in our wallets. The scale of our deficit means we are likely to see both PFD reductions and new taxes. While the governor has proposed an income tax, a sales tax may a better alternative for Alaska.</span> To continue article, <a href="">click here</a>

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Why The 47% Won’t Vote for Romney and Why It Reflects Poorly on America

<a href=""><img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-1918" title="Romney" src="" alt="Romney"width="224" height="224" /></a> <h2>Mitt Romney and Taxes</h2> By Holly A. Bell I don’t disagree with Mitt <b>Romney</b>’s comment that the 47% of Americans who don’t pay personal income taxes won’t vote for him, but for a different reason. He describes these individuals as “victims” who are dependent on entitlements. While the U.S. probably has people within this group who have a victim and entitlement mentality (what society doesn’t), it’s not the entire 47%. Yet, this group won’t vote for <i>Romney</i>, so the question is: Why? The answer is very simple really: They are happy with the current personal income tax system. They won’t vote for <u>Romney</u> because he is running, in part, on modifying income taxes even though their own income taxes won’t be directly impacted. Why? Well, this is where the logic is flawed and the foundations of America are shaken: They don’t think people beyond

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