WHAT OTHERS SAY: Sinquefield’s plan to scrap state income tax is lose-lose for everyone

Monday, November 7, 2011 | 4:04 p.m. CST; updated 4:39 p.m. CST, Monday, November 7, 2011

Replacing the state income tax with an expanded sales tax would be great for people with very high incomes. They would gain more in tax savings than the extra amount they would have to spend on food, clothing, vehicles and almost everything else.