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Give Main Street a break, Tax Wall Street, where so much has been spent

Get rid of the IRS and start taxing investments. I don't mean tax investment income, just tax every dollar of stock when it is purchased. By doing this we can accomplish several goals. Speculation and short term thinking that got us into this mess will be stopped cold. Before we actually spend money on a stock we will ask if it really make long term sense. Once the tax is paid no other tax is levied. We will be able to ...more »

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Campaign: New Strategies and Techniques

Tax Stock Trades

I unsuccessfully tried to get this idea to both Democrats and Republicans last year without any success but here goes. Why don't we tax stock trades? We tax everything else. I realize we would not want to impact foreign investors from trading in our markets but this would be a way to derive some money from everyone who purchases stock, foreign or domestically. Granted the folks who churn their stocks will not be in ...more »

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