I guess this is a coincidence. Sure it is. What a sorry lot.
We can’t control what others do and we can’t stop misfortune from striking. But we can control our own actions. Those who are financially prudent will most likely enjoy success, even if events don’t always go their way.
A National sales tax with exceptions for food, shelter and medicine/medical care would retain some progressivism. In addition, it would force those in the underground economy ( those off the books, drug dealers, etc) to contribute to the economy.
Yes it would
As I said before, I’ve lived through the UK implementing a VAT. I don’t want to do that again. I don’t like a VAT and will never vote for one if given a chance.