2010-08-25 / Opinions

Don’t cut taxes on the rich

If we had enough income coming in to provide the necessary services, cutbacks would not be an issue and things [wouldn’t] have been cut to the core. You know in your own budget there is only so much you can cut before you just need to get more income to make ends meet. I will not now or ever join a group of people who whine about how much they pay in taxes to live in the greatest country in the world. Not to mention that as the deficit grew and grew under President Bush, complaints were few, and the majority of the deficit increases were added because of the two wars and the tax cuts to the top 1 percent (which incidentally makes more money than the combined income of 90 percent of Americans).

If we continue to cut taxes (especially on the wealthy that don’t even miss it) and continue to increase expenses because of the cost of living and falling revenue, we will continue down the slippery slope we have been on – not what I want to see for us. We need solutions, not whining.
Helen Fitch

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