To the Editor,

Millions of people out of work, underemployed, or relegated to part-time employment. Thirty percent of Americans getting some type of food assistance from the government. The federal government so far in debt that anyone paying attention has to be worried. †

No, Iím not talking about the 1930ís. Weíre in big trouble now. Our national leaders, the House, the Senate and the White House are so bogged down that they donít seem to see the forest for the trees. In the meantime, our deterioration accelerates.† †

Itís time they drop their nonsense and do whatís right for the country. There is only one completely vetted solution out there, HR25, the FairTax Bill, that both revives our economy for the foreseeable future and reduces politiciansí power to grant favors to special interests. The bill eliminates all taxes on any income and all payroll taxes and replaces them with a consumption tax on new goods and services. A prebate system provides for no taxes to be paid by any American up to a government set level. The poor pay less, big spenders pay more and jobs are plentiful. Best of all, the IRS is eliminated.

Contact your Congressman today and ask that they co-sponsor the bill.

Anthony Gasbarro,

Fairhope Ala.

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