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Mitch Perry Report for 6.18.15 — Rand Paul becomes the latest pol to promise to “blow up the tax code”

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Rand Paul today is unveiling his “Fair and Flat Tax,” where he aims to repeal the entire IRS tax code and replace it with a broad-based 14.5 percent tax on individuals and businesses. He says he would eliminate “nearly” every special-interest loophole, while also eliminating the payroll tax on workers and several federal taxes outright, including gift and estate taxes, telephone taxes, and all duties and tariffs. Headline, Scroll, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Hillary Clinton, Mike Merrill, United for Care, Right to…

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Forbes staffers asked to help the boss get more Twitter followers

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Forbes magazine is “making a big push for Steve Forbes on Twitter,” says a staff memo, and “it would be great if [employees] could mention Steve’s account and let [their] own followers know he is now tweeting.” He had 1,348 followers at last check.

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Mayoral forum at Parkshore

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About fifty or so residents of the waterfront condominium community attended a forum for the six major mayoral candidates on Thursday at the Parkshore building. Unfortunately, I am already disgusted with these forums, and I have only been to two of them. Most of my disgust originates with Kathleen Ford, who reminds me of a pit bull choking against its own leash. She sooooo wants to break loose and tear into the closest piece of flesh. Groooowwwwllll, securities lending, bark,…

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