Comment: Cain's flawed math: 9+9+9=27!

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Cain's flawed math: 9+9+9=27!

I have not heard this explained before that Herman Cain's 9-9-9 plan is basically a 27% Federal tax split 3 ways. The easiest way to decode this is to ask fiscal conservatievs who support the 9-9-9 plan is: do you really think a 27% federal tax on everybody is fiscally conservative? In other words, shouldn't real fiscal conservatives be trying to cut taxes (and spending) rather than just rearrange the current tax code so that we all end up paying about 1/3 of our money to the Federal government.

Another consideration I get very weak answers to is why 9%? Why not a 6-6-6 plan or a 33-33-33 plan or a 0-0-0 plan. I never hear a good answer to that other than the 9-9-9 plan is "revenue neutral". One of the biggest problems with the 9-9-9 plan is that as history proves, the percentages can easily be increased by future politicians. The real problem with Cain's silly 9-9-9 plan does nothing to address the real problem of our government today, which is out of control spending.