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Rae Vogeler on Budget & Economy

 


Focus on reducing budget deficit instead of tax cuts

Our country is running record budget deficits. The federal government currently owes over $8 trillion. That works out to about $27,000 for each US citizen. And the debt is growing by $1.6 billion a day. Washington has responded with massive tax cuts for the wealthy. Faced with the devastation of Hurricane Katrina politicians proposed another huge tax cut for businesses--to be paid for with $50 billion in cuts to programs such as food stamps, Medicare, farm supports and veterans benefits.
Source: Email interview with OnTheIssues.org Oct 1, 2006

The rich in this country are doing better than ever

A lot of us find it hard to pay the bills, but there are exceptions. the rich in this country are doing better than ever. Taxes on wealth, such as inheritance tax, have been eliminated, leaving us to hold the bill.
Source: Campaign website, www.voterae.com Jul 10, 2006

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