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Americans Held Hostage in the Global Jobs War by the Beltway Tax Cartel

Hugh J. Campbell of the United Steelworkers (USW) sends us Americans Held Hostage in Global Jobs War by Beltway Tax Cartel

In October 2009, then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stated that a new national Value Added Tax (VAT) was “on the table” to help the federal government garner needed revenues.

After her speech, the Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) group urged the public to contact their members of Congress to oppose this potential measure. President Barack Obama was reported to be open to a national VAT. One day later, U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner stated that President Obama did not support a VAT.

Read the rest of Americans Held Hostage in Global Jobs War by Beltway Tax Cartel on the United Steelworkers blog. 

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