Regarding taxes, what general policies do you favor?
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|Choice||Blog entries||Score||votes||Maximum score|
|100 %||Wherever practical, behavior that is harmful to the society (like creating pollution) should be taxed.||0||40||4||40|
|82.5 %||The rich should be taxed more heavily than the poor.||1 entry||33||4||40|
|82.5 %||We should have a progressive income tax.||0||33||4||40|
|77.5 %||No tax on incomes below mean. Compensate in upper brackets.||1 entry||31||4||40|
|62.5 %||People's labor should not be taxed at all.||0||25||4||40|
|55 %||No tax on income below median. Compensate in upper brackets.||1 entry||22||4||40|
|12.5 %||All federal taxes should be abolished.||0||5||4||40|
|12.5 %||The income tax is unconstitutional and should be abolished.||0||5||4||40|
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