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FEDS: Repeal the income tax

| April 25, 2010 10:00 PM

The growth of the Tea Party movement in this country brings to mind one possible suggestion that perhaps no one has considered. If we wish to remove the power of the federal government, take away the money. We can do that by repealing the 16th amendment to the U.S. Constitution.             This admendment allowed the federal government to levy an income tax, regardless of the source of that income. Take away the fed's money and they have no power over the states. Just a thought.     Even puting such a repeal on a state's ballot would demand a great deal of attention from the federal government. Maybe they would realize how fed up we all are with how they use OUR money. Nothing else seems to have made any impression in Washington, DC! Put it on 34 states' ballots (over 2/3 of the states) and the feds may have a real problem. I wonder if it would pass.

BILL LAFFEN

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