October 2, 2017
Enough Already with 'Pay Your Fair Share'
Congressional Republicans fresh upon the heels of victory after defeating the latest effort to repeal and replace Obamacare are gearing up for their next project: tax reform. Yes, I am being facetious. As the majority party, who for the past eight years have been promising their voters to repeal Obamacare, the fact that they haven't can mean only that that they really don't want to repeal it – and thus far have succeeded in their efforts to see that it remains in place. Taxes are the next frontier. Republicans are the party of lower taxes and smaller government, aren't they? That's what I always thought until the past 16 years. The national debt doubled under a Republican president, then doubled again under a Democrat president – while the GOP controlled Congress during most of those 16 years. If health care reform is a harbinger of tax reform, it's likely that nothing will happen. Taxes will remain where they...(Read Full Article)