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Tax Cuts For the Rich

The Real Reason Romney Likes Tax Cuts for the Rich

Harry Truman famously said, “There’s nothing new but the history you don’t know.” Is Romney trying to trick us or is he simply ignorant about American history? Remember Reagan? He lectured us about the benefits of tax cuts, then he doubled the size of the federal government and doubled the deficit. Reagan won voters by showing the TV screen his face of righteous indignation at the thought that his plans would harm the needy. Yet as soon as he was elected, he dismantled the safety net. If you know your history, homelessness did not exist in America before Reagan. He closed mental hospitals, rehab programs, and housing alternatives, so the disabled ended up on the streets. (more…)