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Does Ron Paul seriously want "the abolition of the income tax and the Internal Revenue Service"?

That's not going to do anything to help our country. Abolishing the Income Tax and internal Revenue Service would destroy thousands of jobs-government jobs, H&R block, Jackson Hewitt, and many other smaller businesses that depend on doing other people's taxes for money to live!!

Asked By: super.rissa - 7/6/2007
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Ron Paul does want to eliminate the IRS and the Income Tax, because both those are abhorrent to the existence of private property, and the original intent of the Founding Fathers... More
Answered By: Mr. Samsa - 7/6/2007
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I checked his campaign site but couldn't find any clues as to how anything would be funded in the absence of taxes.
Answered By: schazjmd - 7/6/2007
 
I think we should abolish the income tax and the IRS. We should have a universal sales tax in it's place. Obviously we have to pay somehow to support the federal government.
Answered By: regerugged - 7/6/2007
 
Yes, he does. Why would it not help? We spend a trillion dollars each year killing people. It could only help.
Answered By: Robert B - 7/6/2007
 
Yes he does... Are you against a flat tax where everyone pays a fair amount? Why do you think it is ok for our government to tax our labor?
Answered By: cincywahine - 7/6/2007
 
dont fund anything, the government doesnt do anything for anybody
Answered By: paul r - 7/6/2007
 
you need to read the new fair tax law proposal
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Answered By: skcs11 - 7/6/2007
 
He's been yapping about that for years....he is the Dennis Kucinich of the Republican Party....an opportunist who does nothing in terms of taking a leadership role in real legislation and uses higher office as an egotistical platform, with no tangible results for constituents.
Answered By: Richard C - 7/6/2007
 
Services should be paid by those who use the services. The Government needs to be reduced in size. There are millions of acres owned by the Government that can be sold off to pay for operations. You will be a lot richer if your allowed to contol your own money.
Answered By: negeshia - 7/6/2007
 
The guy is a nut case. I wonder where we are supposed to get the money to run the country from. Does he have a money tree hidden somewhere that nobody knows about?
Answered By: Henry VIII - 7/6/2007
 
Yes, he does. Along with a few other unconstitutional federal agencies... More
Answered By: MIKE F. - 7/6/2007
 
USCIS (formerly the INS) is one federal organization that's funded entirely by its own filing fees, rather than by taxes. In other words, the people who use the services are the ones who support it. Despite the often astronomical fees, USCIS is a horrid, inefficient, byzantine bureaucracy that makes any other part of... More
Answered By: Redisca - 7/6/2007
 
He has said that he would support a gradual switch from the current income tax to a lower federal sales tax. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Political_positions_of_Ron_Paul
Answered By: Robert R - 7/6/2007
 
Wow!!! You are actually giving support to Ron Paul. You scare me. If you believe that taxes & government nazis, are good for us working people, you are beating a Democrat Drum. Go Ron Paul.
Answered By: wolf - 7/6/2007
 
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