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Mon Dec 18, 2017, 07:01 AM

Only on one condition can I accept a tax cut

The GOP always brags about how their tax cuts will supercharge the economy. If we cut taxes millions of jobs will be created, millions of new businesses will be formed, and the new tax revenue from all this growth will more than pay for the tax cut.

Second verse, same as the first: the last time a tax cut actually did all that was when Kennedy cut the top rate from 93 to 70 percent, and that worked for three reasons - lopping that much off your tax bill is going to put serious ducats back in your bank account, the new "computer" thing gave corporations something to invest in, and the new tax rate STILL left enough money in the Treasury to build the Interstate Highway System and shoot men into space.

So...back to it. I can accept a tax cut IF this happens: the architects of the tax cut will create a Minimum Amount of Growth this cut could conceivably produce. Then every member of Congress who voted to pass the tax cut and the President will write a letter of resignation, seal it in an envelope and present it to the Sergeant at Arms. If the cut doesn't produce that much growth, all the envelopes are opened.

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jmowreader Dec 2017 OP
mobeau69 Dec 2017 #1
Cedric140k Dec 2017 #2
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Response to jmowreader (Original post)

Mon Dec 18, 2017, 07:34 AM

1. Sanders proposed this in an amendment that was voted down.

The puke argument was that businesses needed the assurance that it couldn't go away.

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Response to jmowreader (Original post)

Mon Dec 18, 2017, 07:54 AM

2. Add in 20 dollar minimum wage...

 

And I'll support it.

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Response to Cedric140k (Reply #2)

Tue Dec 26, 2017, 12:32 AM

3. welcome to du

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