The greedy get even greedier: New tax proposal really takes the cake

At some point, it seems, conservative ideologues and their friends in Congress will simply get down to admitting that what they have in mind for the American tax code is the following simple situation:

The wealthy will simply pay no income taxes, capital gains or estate taxes of any kind.  Meanwhile, average working people will be called upon to bear an ever-greater responsibility for funding essential public services and structures — or, at least, the services and structures that conservatives are willing to allow to continue and/or farm out to corporate interests.    

The latest example of this inevitable trend in motion can be see in this new proposal from U.S. Senate conservatives.

 

One Comment

  1. david esmay

    July 24, 2012 at 1:59 pm

    The GOP and the 1% ers who control have shamelessly abandoned ethic of responsibility that has traditionally been the benchmark of our government. It’s like Boehner carrying around his little 4×8 card of supposed GOP job creation, the same so-called job “creation” bills the economists at the Brookings Institute, Deutsche bank, and Moody’s shot down as incapable of any job creation and even described Boehner’s assertions as laughable.