Value Added Tax

For when you confront your Republican uncle during the holidays.
The long form of his video is here and, of course, it's a lot of self-serving BS from a man who just formed his own Political
People everywhere hate taxes. What makes the United States distinctive, I think, is our insistence on collecting so much of our tax revenue in a distinctly unpleasant way. No stealthy value-added taxes for us! We're going to do it the hard way.
The VAT works well in nearly every other developed nation and it can work just as well here. It would replace our current, complicated and frustrating sales tax system with something much more simplified.
One hundred fifty countries compete in globalization with a VAT. Not having a VAT is killing manufacture in the United States
The president made a powerful inaugural address, referencing the Declaration of Independence by intoning several times "We
Globalization is nothing more than a trade war with production looking for a country cheaper to produce. Countries like the
Every CEO studies the costs in the United States and offshore of capital, labor, safety, health, environment and legacy costs
The United States was founded in a trade war -- the Boston Tea Party. Instead of calling for "free trade," the Founding Fathers