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nixit
2 years ago

Don’t all these “tricks” deny the federal government the necessary revenues needed to support programs like medicaid and welfare? I thought the progressive’s argument was that more taxes were needed. Now those well-to-do taxpayers in blue states are seeking out loopholes to pay less taxes?! Seems counter-intuitive to their professed political beliefs.

DCfacts
2 years ago
Reply to  nixit

You thought WRONG. The new tax plan puts the tax burden on progressive states meanwhile uneducated poor republican states like Mississippi West Virginia Tennessee Alabama live like maggots off the educated hard working high earning progressive states

nixit
2 years ago
Reply to  DCfacts

Couldn’t the same be said for how Illinois’ state income taxes are allocated? The taxpayers in my Chicago suburb contribute far more in tax dollars than they receive, just like those progressive states. As a result, we’re forced to pay even higher property taxes to fund our schools, among other things. What do you think of all the “uneducated poor” – as you call them – from Chicago’s south suburbs to Cairo and all the poor farm towns in between that can’t fund their own schools and are reliant on my tax dollars for their education and social services? They… Read more »