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Do not make career choices based on the advide of a couple crazy people. They are just there to freak you out and make money.

Incoming 1Ls / Re: GEORGIA STATE!!!!!
« on: July 07, 2007, 03:53:09 PM »
I would imagine the social events are not mandatory, but I really dont know for sure. However, it will be a busy week.

Incoming 1Ls / Re: GEORGIA STATE!!!!!
« on: July 06, 2007, 11:54:42 AM »
Hey got my schedule today. Anyone else

Incoming 1Ls / Re: Picking a Laptop
« on: July 05, 2007, 09:33:23 PM »
Hey just got a black macbook today. It is super quick but i will admit that the screen leaves something to be desired. Its fine and will be great for taking notes and reading, but it could be better.

General Off-Topic Board / Re: PSA
« on: July 03, 2007, 12:44:48 PM »
I should have stuck it out.  Democratic girls have loose sexual...morals.

That is so true.

Incoming 1Ls / Re: Picking a Laptop
« on: July 02, 2007, 07:05:08 PM »
Windows if like a crappy ford taurus that breaks for no reason.

Yeah, i get what your saying and agree, but your example is not a good one. Contractor goes to home depot, buys crap, knows exactly how much that crap costs. There would be certain situations where issues like that would come up, but i still think it would be more simple than the current system. Paying workers in cash is a problem now, but it would not be under the fair tax. Regardless of how much the contractor paid his workers he charges the customer whatever final price he chooses and adds the tax to that. The service industry would create some situations where the rules would be unclear, but they are that way now.

General Off-Topic Board / Re: Your first bf/gf: Where are they now?
« on: June 25, 2007, 07:00:31 PM »
Ummmm, definitely a lesbian. Not sure how I should feel about that.

With the contractor example there is not double taxation. When you have work done on your house or whatever, normally the contractor will give you a price for the materials and then a price for their service. The customer would pay for the materials with the sales tax added by home depot or whoever, then pay the contractor with a tax added on to the services provided. The contractor would not tax the materials again after paying tax when purchased. The tax is suposed to go to the final consumer. The contractor is not the final consumer of materials, the customer is. The contractor charges the customer for what they paid for the materials. Then adds tax to their services. There is no double taxation.

The fair tax is currently a House bill written by John Linder. Income tax and corporate tax are abolished and replaced by a national sales tax. However people would receive a check from the government to offset the price of essential goods. Since the poor only make enough to afford essential good their tax burden is essentially zero. For the poorest of the poor their check from the government would be more than they make. Right now many people and corporations get out of paying taxes through loop holes and dishonest means. A sales tax would prevent much of this. Also many illegal business who pay no tax would be contributing to the tax pool. People can often figure out how not to claim personal and corporate income, but we all have to buy crap. The fair tax (national sales tax) helps the poor and allows each individual to control how much they pay in taxes by controlling how much they spend. Savings would increase, efficiency would increase and the government would have a more stable flow of money.

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