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GOP Budgets, Statements Make Plans Clear: Costly Tax Cuts for Wealthy Now, Program Cuts Later


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GOP Budgets, Statements Make Plans Clear: Costly Tax Cuts for Wealthy Now, Program Cuts Later

Chye-Ching Huang

The Senate bill raises taxes on millions of low- and middle-income households and raises the number of Americans without health insurance by an estimated 13 million.

"Republican leaders have repeatedly said in recent weeks that after enacting a tax bill, they will turn to budget cuts — particularly “welfare reform,” long a code for cuts to programs that help families of limited means afford food, housing, health care, and other basic needs."

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For anyone interested in signing Bernie’s petition:


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For a more thoughtful and nuanced piece that actually confronts the continuing Duopoly dismantling of worker-earned and paid-for benefits, check this out:

https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/12/05/time-to-organize-a-mass-movement-in-defense-of-social-security-and-medicare-for-all/


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Please note that Bernie continues to ignore (and therefore enable and justify) the other wing of the Duopoly in plutocratic/oligarchic rule in the U.S.


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She says generally it will raise taxes on middle and lower income earners, but what are the specifics to back this up? I’m just curious because the Right says the opposite, again without specifics. And the same goes for program cuts, what are the specifics or evidence of this?


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Signed


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Great article. Passed it on to many people.