Cronin, Shane, “Federal sales tax solves all federal woes,” DailyCollegian.com, 03/22/10

“Last year the White House Budget Director hired a consultant to explore the new revenue option. In addition, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, Paul Volcker, has acknowledged the potential in a VAT. And with the nearly trillion dollar healthcare legislation now the law of the land, the U.S. needs a new well from which to draw water.”