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Response to ProSense (Reply #22)

Wed Oct 23, 2013, 05:18 PM

23. well thankfully the accursed payroll tax cut was ENDED

with ATRA.

That was one thing they got right.

And the current tax structure really has nothing to do with it. You can cut taxes in a way that primarily benefits the bottom (and even Obama did that ONCE with the making work pay credit, which he then quickly abandoned) or you can cut taxes in a way that primarily benefits rich people.

Unfortunately, Democrats chose to do the latter.

And that Sanders voted FOR it, does not change the measurable facts. It is a $5.6 trillion tax cut with $2.1 trillion going to the richest 5% and $4.1 trillion going to the richest 20%.

And I still say - if you want to reduce the debt and deficit - get rid of the tax cuts for the rich.

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