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Herman Cain Is Updating His 9-9-9 Plan At This Sad Rally In Detroit

Herman Cain is wrapping up a rally in Detroit (the one his campaign pretended happened yesterday), in which he revised his "9-9-9" plan to include "Opportunity Zones" where poor people could live and work without having to pay taxes. From what we could see from the campaign's livestream, the rally itself looked like a pretty dismal affair. About 40 people showed up to hear Cain speak outside of the decrepit Michigan Central Station, and from the attrition rate, it appears that a lot of them were curious onlookers rather than true Cain supporters (although there was one Don't Tread On Me flag and a sign about Cain and Clintoncare).
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Cain's Tax Plan Wouldn't Work

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (3 years ago)

Bruce Bartlett studies the pizza tycoon's "9-9-9" economic plan. Bottom line: At a minimum, the Cain plan is a distributional monstrosity. The poor would pay more while the rich would have their taxes cut, with no guarantee that eco... Read Post

Cain Struggles To Defend 9-9-9 Plan, Admits Some Poor People Will Pay More Taxes

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (3 years ago)

GOP front-runner Herman Cain struggled to defend his 9-9-9 tax plan on NBC's Meet The Press on Sunday, admitting for the first time that some people with lower incomes would pay more under the plan. "Some people will pay more," he t... Read Post

Herman Cain Just Sent Out A Press Release From The Future

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (3 years ago)

The Herman Cain campaign just sent out a press release announcing that Cain has "launched" his "Opportunity Zone Plan," which is apparently an attempt to combat criticism that his "9-9-9" plan disproportionately hurts poor people. T... Read Post


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