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Washington in a Flash: Mike Huckabee Visits Capitol Hill to Talk Taxes

Posted By Abigail White On July 26, 2011 @ 6:34 am In Scribe | Comments Disabled


The House Ways and Means Committee welcomes former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee, a 2008 Republican presidential candidate, to testify on alternative tax systems. The hearing [2] will examine the value-added tax and FairTax. It will also explore consumption tax and the issues surrounding it.

Rep. James Lankford [3] (R-OK) will speak at today’s Bloggers Briefing at Heritage. The freshman lawmaker serves on the Budget, Transportation & Infrastructure, and Oversight & Government Reform committees. He will be joined by Iain Murray, CEI’s vice president for strategy, and author of “Stealing You Blind [4].” Finally, Sam Adams Alliance chairman and CEO Eric O’Keefe will discuss the Health Care Compact [5]. The event starts at 12:00 p.m. ET. Listen on BlogTalkRadio [6] or watch at Ustream.tv [7]. It starts at noon ET.

Heritage welcomes J. William Middendorf II for “Potomac Fever: A Memoir of Politics and Public Service [8].” Middendorf served in the Nixon, Ford, and Reagan administrations. He chairs the Defense Forum Foundation and the Committee on Monetary Research and is a member of the board of trustees at Heritage. The event starts at noon ET and will be webcast live [8].

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[1] Image: http://blog.heritage.org/wp-content/uploads/zumawireworldphotosfour4421.jpg

[2] hearing: http://waysandmeans.house.gov/Calendar/EventSingle.aspx?EventID=252676

[3] James Lankford: http://lankford.house.gov/

[4] Stealing You Blind: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1596981539/ref=as_li_ss_til?tag=blublo-20&camp=213381&creative=390973&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=1596981539&adid=00YRT4MS76VD9TAW9SDK&

[5] Health Care Compact: http://healthcarecompact.org/

[6] BlogTalkRadio: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thebloggersbriefing/2011/07/19/the-bloggers-briefing

[7] Ustream.tv: http://www.ustream.tv/discovery/live/all?q=the%20bloggers%20briefing

[8] Potomac Fever: A Memoir of Politics and Public Service: http://www.heritage.org/Events/2011/07/Potomac-Fever

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