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Response to ProSense (Reply #17)

Tue Jan 28, 2014, 10:00 PM

20. no it doesn't

but for some reason - they took the money anyway.

Those households making between $127,000 and $458,000 got $26.5 billion dollars. The 1% got another $3.4 billion. So there's $29.9 billion for the richest 10%. And only $13.6 billion for the bottom 40%. Just $2.9 billion LESS than they got from the Making Work Pay Credit.

So get rid of the making work pay credit, replace it with the accursed payroll tax cut.

So take $2.9 billion from the bottom 40% and give that plus $27 billion to the richest 10%.

That's trickle-down.

Bush used to say that with his tax cuts, the poor got a bigger percentage tax cut than the rich. Even though the rich got most of the money, it was supposed to mean more to the poor.

I didn't buy it then, and I don't buy it now. It just another one of the dishonest arguments to promote trickle down policies.

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