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December 6, 2017

Tax bill must die

Regarding the Tax Reform House Bill that Jamie Herrera Beutler voted for: I always thought Republicans stood for smaller government and lowering the deficit. I guess that has changed. The Republicans want to add $1.5 trillion to the deficit by giving all of the millionaires a tax cut. Do not be fooled-yes, some tax breaks are for the middle class, but not all, and they expire in 10 years. But the tax breaks for the millionaires are permanent. When is enough money enough?

Jamie claims it'll make for more jobs and higher wages. We'll see. Corporations plan on using their tax breaks for buy-backs of stocks for their stockholders, not increasing wages, and Trump will get his...

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