Comment: Unless Rand is proposing

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Unless Rand is proposing

to eliminate the 16th amendment, the income tax, we will be saddled with a sales tax along with the income tax. Herman Cain proposed the same thing. When I pointed out that my county has a 9% sales tax, while he wants to add an additional 9% federal sales tax, at the register I would be paying 18% on purchases. I was told this is comparing apples and oranges.

Excuse me? The 9% county sales tax may be apples, the 9% federal sales tax might be oranges, but it becomes an 18% fruit salad at the register.