Chris Weatherbee

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October 11, 2012
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Tax system shell game


So, while I didn't watch the debate, I have seen the "$5 Trillion this" and the "I will cut taxes, while he will raise taxes" ad nauseum, to the point that I want to shoot my television. The reality is, neither candidate will change the tax code to the point that it will affect the average American.

Our tax system is a shell game played with smoke and mirrors, and we are the marks. It favors the rich and the corporations, while we at the bottom are left to try and survive.

Wouldn't it be refreshing if a candidate …

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