who benefits from the tax reform?
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Started by GunterK - April 6, 2018, 10:19 p.m.
By TimNew - April 7, 2018, 5:51 a.m.
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And yet, the most common mantra from the left is that "The rich don't pay their fair share"..

A philosophy steeped in ignorance.

By joj - April 8, 2018, 7:14 a.m.
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By TimNew - April 8, 2018, 8:20 a.m.
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Please define "income inequality" and explain why it's a problem.  For instance, if a pro football player or actor makes millions per year,  how is that bad for me?

By joj - April 8, 2018, 11:12 a.m.
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If the middle class is robust and large then income inequality is not a problem.

But if the middle class becomes smaller and smaller, with most falling into an economic struggle and just a few moving upwardly, then we risk social revolution.  

By mcfarm - April 8, 2018, 11:19 a.m.
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how about a social revolution that demands education, discipline, self reliance, work ethic. Wow, imagine people rising instead protesting for more government help, rules, regulations, stipulations...

By TimNew - April 8, 2018, 12:33 p.m.
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Have you noticed that the middle class has shrunk largely because of the "good intentions" of people ostensibly trying to, among other things, keep the middle class from shrinking?

A healthy economy unfettered by over regulation and taxation both needs and creates a sizable middle class.

Government does not create a healthy economy,  but it can sure create a crappy one.