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Gerard Depardieu Officially a Russian Resident
warm relationship, saying he would seek Russian citizenship which would allow him to enjoy the country's 13 percent flat tax rate. At an annual press conference Putin said he would give him citizenship if asked and a few weeks later did so by
Dr. Ben Carson for President? 'I'll Leave That Up to God'
taxes at the breakfast. In his roughly 23-minute address, Carson called for a private health care savings plan and a flat tax for all Americans. His address has since gone viral, racking up more than two million views on YouTube. The speech
Putin Gives Depardieu Russian Passport
Thursday, Putin signed a decree granting the actor Russian citizenship. That will allow him to enjoy Russia's 13 percent flat tax rate, which is substantially lower than the 75 percent rate introduced by France's new socialist government for income
Warren Buffett's 7 Pearls of Wisdom
to chose charitable causes; how he first got started as an investor; his opinion of the flat tax ("I wouldn't support it"—sorry, Steve Forbes ); of index funds and of derivatives. His strategy for winning at bridge? You'll find
Once Driver of 'Cain Train,' Herman Cain Now on Board for Romney
skyrocketed when he introduced the catchy "9-9-9" tax plan that would have replaced most taxes with a 9 percent flat tax on business transactions, income and sales. Cain praised Romney's pick of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his running
The Note's Must-Reads for Friday, February 24, 2012
moderate camp of GOP economics to help him craft a meatier campaign message. No 9-9-9 plans from this crowd. No flat tax or dramatic restructuring of Medicare or Social Security. Mr. Romney and his team, a circle with extensive academic
Stephen Colbert Tells Crowd 'Vote for Herman Cain,' Who Sings, Recites Pokemon
I want to introduce to you the Her-Man with a plan, the plan so fine they named it 9-9-9, the Mad Max of the flat tax , the Indiana Jones of opportunity zones. The Her-Man, the Her-Myth, my brother from another mother, Mr. Herman
Newt-mentum: Can Gingrich Make a Comeback?
Mitt, I assume this afternoon, will endorse my flat - tax proposal and have every American pay it the way to his rival. "I think we ought to rename our flat tax -- we have a 15 percent flat tax -- so this would be the 'Mitt Romney flat tax
Newt Gingrich Paid 31 Percent Tax Rate in 2010
rate. And so I'm not going to criticize Mitt Romney. I'm going to say, shouldn't we all have the option of a flat tax at the same rate he was paying." Gingrich's taxes were in line with the total effective federal tax rate , which was
Shots Fired: A GOP Civil War In South Carolina (The Note)
Romney to endorse his 15 percent flat tax plan . "I'm thrilled at the idea that assume this afternoon will endorse my flat tax proposal and have every American I think we ought to rename our flat tax , we have a 15 percent flat tax
Michele Bachmann Drops Out of Presidential Race
taxes on repatriated profits and expanding domestic energy production. She claimed that Texas Gov. Rick Perry's flat - tax plan , which he announced in October, is an "imitation" of her plan. "Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery
'This Week' Transcript: 2011 Year in Review
salute to veterans rally in Des Moines Wednesday night. And as Rick Perry criss-crosses Iowa all week, flat tax godfather Steve Forbes stumps for him in New Hampshire. Meanwhile, with the payroll tax deal wrapped up, President Obama spends
Bobby Jindal Joins Rick Perry on Iowa Bus Tour
plan. A voter asked Perry if the standard deduction would still exist if someone opts to use his proposed 20 percent flat tax , and after Perry mistakenly responded no, Jindal chimed in, reminding the Texas governor the standard deduction would
Rick Perry Announces Flat Tax Plan
time for a change. Perry's flat tax would be optional if you want is borrowing a planned from Steve Forbes He ran and lost on a flat tax in 1996. Now he's supporting sharply criticized the idea of a flat tax . As windfall to the wealthyidea about how you get this country working again. -- plan a flat tax allowing anyone regardless of income. To pay one tax rate of 20%. First 121500. Dollars and income would be exempt mortgage interest and charitable contributions would still be deductible but only for households. Under 500000 dollars. Other tax breaks and loopholes would be eliminated. It's time for a change. Perry's flat tax would be optional if you want to stay in the current system you can. -- is borrowing a planned from Steve Forbes He ran and lost on a flat tax in 1996. Now he's supporting. -- to capitol creator job creator which is why -- backing up Kerry for president. Four years ago Mitt Romney sharply criticized the idea of a flat tax . As -- windfall to the wealthy would see their income tax rates go down and would no longer pay taxes on most
Flat Tax : Now I Get It
countered with his modified flat tax plan which calls 1% flat rate permit some exemption it. Flat tax plans are nothing you. Republicans Steve Forbes famously 17% flat tax plan during the 96 and 2000 presidentialA flat tax system which released him. Everyone pays the same rate regardless of income replaces the current progressive system we pay a percentage based on your earnings. Allows a litany of Luke Walton a true flat tax system would -- all deductions and attention even home mortgages and charitable giving. It would lower tax rates for the wealthy and make more low income people here. Now -- 7% of Americans do not pay income. Or Republican candidate for McCain touted he -- 99999. 9% corporate -- 9% personal income tax and not -- sales tax. Rick Perry countered with his -- modified flat tax plan which calls -- -- 1% flat rate. But does permit some exemption it. Flat tax plans are nothing you. Republicans Steve Forbes famously -- 17% flat tax plan during the 96 and 2000 presidential election. Opponents insist he wouldn't merely shift the tax expert for the poor and middle class and cost tax revenues. A handful of countries including Romania and Russia have adopted a flat tax has recently. We had some success.
Flat Tax Politics
course is that many flat tax booklets over the earth Steve Forbes as it they'll grant Perry's proposal is flat tax 2.0 because he does conscious argument against flat tax asked him. That he made against Steve Forbes in 1996. Even in-- all tax and it. Until march of course is that many flat tax booklets over the earth Steve Forbes as it they'll grant -- then and then a technical apparently. Military. -- what makes this year different. The fact I thinkto like a whole lot better than having government. Perry's proposal is flat tax 2.0 because he does try to respond to. The specific complaints that sank in 1960s it -- Forbes if it ended up-- -- -- -- I think yours on this -- with a flat tax or some of the other proposals there's a simplification. Side and then there's the rates. Now I think if people wanted to
Green Room: Flat Tax Politics
political is at least in many flat tax booklets over the Steve Forbes as it they'll ramp accident different if I think they'll do we flat tax and recreation once again government Perry's proposal is flat tax two point. because he doestax -- -- Until March the political is at least in many flat tax booklets over the -- Steve Forbes as it they'll ramp accident at an atypical apparently. Military -- -- -- what makes this year different. The fact I thinkyear's different if I think they'll do we -- -- -- -- flat tax and recreation -- once again. You know what. The reason that America has used the tax code. For social goods because weto like a whole lot better than having government Perry's proposal is flat tax two point. -- because he does try to respond to the specific complaints that sank it in 96 season with workers if
Roundtable: Can Cain Stay on Top?
forward and America is a flat tax . That's spread former I think what I want to flat tax plan well that's what he's us but the issue now the flat tax means that it gaining so fighting the it will pay 20% flat tax . It also promote preserves-- to the debates I think. I think what I want to flat tax plan well that's what he's trying to everybody's suddenly in love with these. On the debate the that chances that even though they
News Since Morning Papers
how she plans to get back in the game. And then the flat tax sensation here. Rick Perry hopes it'll break his politics. house roundtable. And Tea Party tightened and flat tax plan Dick Armey and then. One of the world's richest menhow she plans to get back in the game. And then the flat tax sensation here. Rick Perry hopes it'll break his losing streak to flash. -- unleash growth Herman Cain is writing his relation to the top of the roles. -- -- Republican crowd season. They do the numbers add up here to do the math on the policy and the politics. -- house roundtable. And Tea Party tightened and flat tax plan Dick Armey and then. One of the world's richest men on the global obligation to the war. Every dollar makes you step.
Next Week in Politics
western Iowa holding a salute to veterans rallying to Wednesday night. And as Rick Perry Criss Iowa all week. Flat tax god father Steve Forbes stumps for him in New Hampshire meanwhile with the payroll tax deal wrapped up. President Obama spends the-- Wednesday night. And as Rick Perry Criss -- Iowa all week. Flat tax god father Steve Forbes stumps for him in New Hampshire meanwhile with the payroll tax deal wrapped up. President Obama spends the holiday week relaxing with