TITLE

A Comment by B

AUTHOR(S)
W.F.B.
PUB. DATE
October 1980
SOURCE
National Review;10/31/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 22, p1331
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a commentary on the proposal of adding a 50 centavo tax on gasoline in the U.S. It supports the across-the-board tax cuts proposed by Andrew Tobias in 1979. It explains the pricing of oil. It states the objective of adding a 50 centavo tax on gasoline.
ACCESSION #
6069831

 

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