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FairTax Whips Flat Tax

FairTax Whips Flat Tax

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Ron Paul Wins Presidential Poll atTea Conference; Fair Tax Whips FlatTax
Kenric Ward's blog| Posted: February 27, 2011 2:46 PM7commentsU.S. Rep. Ron Paul won a tea party presidential straw poll on Sunday, blowing away the rest of the Republican field.Trailing Paul's 49 percent showing were businessman Herman Cain (12 percent), Sarah Palin (9percent), Mike Huckabee (6 percent), Tim Pawlenty (5 percent) and Newt Gingrich (5 percent).Cain led a separate online-only poll with 22 percent, followed by Pawlenty (16 percent) and Paul(15 percent).The poll results of both polls were announced after a weekend of meetings and speeches at theAmerican Policy Summit in Phoenix. The three-day conference was conducted by Tea PartyPatriots, a national tea group.Paul, Cain and Pawlenty, a former Minnesota governor, spoke at the conference.The results of the online poll were highly unscientific, as voters could cast multiple ballots viacomputer.In another straw vote, 52 percent of participants favored implementation of a consumption-basedFair Tax while 17 percent supported enactment of a Flat Tax. Eight percent said they would opt"either" and 21 percent backed "something else."Paul, a Texas congressman from Texas, won a presidential straw poll earlier this month at theConservative Political Action Conference. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney finishedsecond in that poll. Both men appeared at the CPAC meeting in Washington, D.C.Meantime, anotheronline tea party pollshows House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan thefavorite -- even though the Wisconsin Republican has expressed no interest in running forpresident.The ongoing, online poll was created by Ryan Hecker, founder and organizer of the Tea Party“Contract from America,” and Scott Graves, president of Liberty Lab,
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Jamessss10:45PM FEB 27TH 2011Well I guess your only mistake is that the pole Cain won was not online, it was at the actualevent attended by mostly people in the 80's ;)Sorry for being harsh. I apologize. Keep up the articles.
reply RP10:43PM FEB 27TH 2011Well I guess your only mistake is that the pole Cain won was not online, it was at the actualevent attended by mostly people in the 80's ;)Sorry for being harsh. I apologize. Keep up the articles.
reply Ron Paul 201210:43PM FEB 27TH 2011Well I guess your only mistake is that the pole Cain won was not online, it was at the actualevent attended by mostly people in the 80's ;)Sorry for being harsh. I apologize. Keep up the articles.
reply Ron Paul 201210:42PM FEB 27TH 2011Well I guess your only mistake is that the pole Cain won was not online, it was at the actualevent attended by mostly people in the 80's ;)Sorry for being harsh. I apologize. Keep up the articles.
reply Ron Paul 201210:40PM FEB 27TH 2011Wow... you can't even get the results to a straw poll correct ...good luck on your future writingcareer.Might want to double check your results because Ron Paul won with 50% of the online votes...
reply RP10:44PM FEB 27TH 2011Well I guess your only mistake is that the pole Cain won was not online, it was at the actualevent attended by mostly people in the 80's ;)Sorry for being harsh. I apologize. Keep up the articles.

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