September 23, 1933 - Editorial - A Penny for Jimmie, by George Lorimer

While Congress has debated the question, an increasing number of states have goner ahead and actually put sales taxes into effect. They had fewer sources of revenue than the Federal Government, and their plight was desperate. At any rate, they have pretty nearly preëmpted the sales-tax field. Soon, if this is not already the case, Congress will find it too late to use the same source of revenue. (pg. 22)

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