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For reporters still wondering which economists to listen to, the answer should now be clear. If there is one message to take from the past year, it is: “Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.”
Robbed I say! Robbed them of it, and gave it back to me, That incredibly nice Bastard. The Son of a Bitch had no right to do such a great thing for America. Who in the Fuck does he think he is, the President or something?Robbed!
Really? You make a post about the 2017 tax cut and then show a graph as “proof” that only goes to 2015?!!
The graph extends the 2015 mark, about 4 years.
But a substantial number of economists came out in support of it.
His tax cuts improved economy
May as well shut the government down OVER THE DEBT
Most people, including the poor benefit with the tax cuts. So why are the socialists whining like hell?
The poor benefited by $10 a year, yay!
ThreeBays saysThe poor benefited by $10 a year, yay!The poor don't make any money and don't pay any taxes. Just how much should they be getting in tax savings, when they pay ZERO now? More Socialism, where the government writes them a check?
It should be well understood that the GOP tax cut was highly regressive.
Of course the people paying MORE taxes will get MORE benefit. That's a big Duh... They also pay the biggest chunk of the bills in the country. The fact is 88% of the nation's bills are paid by the upper 20% of the population. Why shouldn't these people be able to keep more of THEIR money with a tax break.
jazz_music saysMay as well shut the government down OVER THE DEBTA fantastic idea by the way. Shut govt down and do not pay any gov't agencies
Strategist saysMost people, including the poor benefit with the tax cuts. So why are the socialists whining like hell?The poor benefited by $10 a year, yay!
The deficit funded tax cut is a lot like using your HELOC as a cash machine. You get the benefit of more money now, but owe it back plus interest.
Once again, should we give the people paying NO tax a bigger tax benefit.
Note, it's not just more in terms of dollars which is normal since they are earning more; the higher earners had more benefit as a %-age. That's the definition of a regressive tax change. Calling it bullshit is just another example of you not even understanding English well enough to argue.
You are saying the rich should keep more of their money than the middle and lower income earners, so why do rep/cons refuse say it's a tax break mostly benefiting the rich?
If tax increases are progressive, tax cuts would naturally be regressive. However, when you eliminate a past tax increase, is the final result progressive or regressive? Hint....It's neutral.
Ahhh, just how I expected you to respond, the typical Liberal response using "percentages".
logic and reason.
You didn't answer my question. Do you pay with "percentages" or "dollars" when you buy food at the grocery store?Also, what extra "percentage" tax credit should that 44% of the population receive?