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Many thanks to the community
To the People of Mineral Wells:
Since Jr.'s illness we have been shown so many acts of kindness. We want to thank everyone for all the visits, food, prayers and the monetary gifts. The benefit we know was a lot of hard work, but it was greatly appreciated. You never realize how many friends you have until a tragedy happens. Jr. is getting better as time goes on, but he still has a long recovery ahead. Again, thank you for everything everybody has done.
We love you and are so thankful. God bless you.
The Family of Jr. Gil: Jr., Kelli, Brittany and Kendal
Income tax is the real culprit
Congress and President Obama continue to disagree on ways to fix our economy while avoiding the real solution. The Income Tax is the real culprit. It is driving business overseas to avoid its penalizing effects. HR25, The Fair Tax Act, will change that.
Every worker will receive their full paycheck without payroll taxes or income taxes deducted. Every business will not have to pay income tax or report any activities to the IRS. Imagine the effect of a consumption tax that will allow that to happen.
The economy is expected to grow by 10.5% the first year HR25 is enacted. Exports are predicted to grow by 35% the first year. How is that for STIMULUS?
HR25 has been shelved within the House Ways and Means Committee for many years. Dave Camp, the chairman of W&M has indicated they will be considering alternative tax proposals this year. He has assigned committees to study them.
The Income Tax lobby is the largest lobby in Washington DC. Congressional members use it to buy votes and paybacks. It will take a grassroots movement to overcome that. Call your congressperson and demand they support the Fair Tax. See fairtax.org for more information.
Roy T. Newsom, Granbury, Texas