Tax The Rich, Trap The Poor and Empower Trusted Officials

a possible scenario of Illinois’ ’Fair Tax’ amendment

Blue and black street art that reads “don’t think don’t ask pay tax vote for us”
Blue and black street art that reads “don’t think don’t ask pay tax vote for us”
Photo by Paweł Czerwiński on Unsplash

“What do you call it when a powerful man threatens you and your family with an ultimatum — an offer you can’t refuse?”

Illinoisans have a significant decision to make in this year’s election that doesn’t pertain to any particular candidate. But it could change the state’s constitution. The ‘progressive’ move is known as the ‘Fair Tax’ amendment, which will change the taxing structure from a flat tax rate to a graduated tax rate in Illinois. But when words like ‘progressive’ and ‘fair’ get tossed around by elected officials, it reminds me of looking at a decent book cover or a well-designed shampoo bottle.

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