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Cain's plan sounds virtually familiar

This as similarities spotted between Herman Cain's 9-9-9 tax proposal and SimCity4. Cain's plan calls for national 9 percent sales tax, a 9 percent tax on income, and another 9 percent on business profits. The default tax rate in SimCity4, which came out in 2003? 9 percent housing tax, 9 percent commercial tax, and a 9 percent factory tax. Kip Katsarelis helped develop the game, and the Huffington post captured his reaction to the news: "We encourage politicians to continue to look to innovative games like SimCity for inspiration for social and economic change."

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All it takes is a quick look at last year's Federal tax return to see if you paid more or less than 9% on your earnings last year. Federal income tax would definitely increase for most Americans who made less than $50,000 and probably for families making upwards of $100,000. Fair? HAH! Not in the least!! Oh yeah, add at least another $1000 for the sales tax (lots more for many folks and families), and you'll find that Cain's tax scheme is horribly regressive and unfair. How can lower-income Republicans possibly support it?? Oh, that's right... because they don't think; they just blindly follow their misguided leaders.

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