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Perry to call for a flat tax in full economic plan set to be unveiled next Tues. in SC.

The flat tax has remarkable appeal to much of the Republican base, but it holds political peril as well. As Steve Forbes' experience showed, it can be savaged as regressive and destructive of cherished deductions, such as those for home mortgages.
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