Smokescreens and the status quo
Although there may be a few people in both major parties that want tax reform, most of them are so fucking afraid to lose an election (and have to get a real job proucing something) that they will be more than happy to maintain the status quo. We are going to have to force them to do something. Checkout www.fairtax.org for one of the alternatives. Yeah, it is a plug, but I am pretty passionate about it.