I am having an argument with my brother regarding this, he says that Ron Paul would never have introduced such an amendment because it further distorts free markets and it is in fact protectionism to advantage the oil companies.
Wouldn't tax break on a certain industry (oil in this case) further increase market inequalities vis a vis competing industries (like green industry)? Wouldn't the "Ron Paul" solution be lowering corporate tax rate as a whole instead of favoring a particular industry?
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