September 28, 2016

100 Words -- A Taxing Question

So Donald Trump as much as admitted he doesn’t pay federal taxes. Let me channel my inner Bernie: Ordinary taxpayers can’t take advantage of tax breaks written by and for the rich!! But hey, rub it in our faces. Smart! Meanwhile, Trump is proposing massive new spending programs coupled with massive new tax cuts paid for by, you guessed it, budget cuts. But wait! Suppose every rich person followed Trump’s example and paid no taxes. Why wouldn’t they? It’s what Donald would do. Who would be left to pay the bills? Here’s a hint: take a look in the mirror.

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