Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry holds up a postcard representing his flat tax plan Tuesday in Gray Court, S.C. Perry toured the factory and then highlighted an optional 20 percent flat tax and a deficit reduction plan.

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Perry Proposes Optional 20 Percent Flat Tax
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Joe Allbaugh, left, speaks to the press in Austin, Texas, in this Jan. 4, 2001, photo after being named as director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency by then President-elect George W. Bush.

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Rick Perry's parents still live on Farm Market Road 618.

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For Rick Perry, A Restless Life On The Farm
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