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'SHUT HER DOWN': Kentucky Senator Rand Paul says he won't back spending bill despite threat of government shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Kentucky Senator Rand Paul announced Tuesday that he will refuse to back a spending bill that, if passed, would provide the funds needed to allow the federal government to continue operation without shutting down. 222 more words

McConnell: Tax Bill Won't Add To Nation's Debt Woes

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Fresh off his biggest legislative victory of the Trump era, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Saturday disputed projections that the Senate’s tax bill would add to the nation’s debt woes. 527 more words


Is this the Means to the End we Desire?

There are so many articles, opinion pieces being shared on the tax reform proposals by the House and Senate and many friends and family are camped out, or more like entrenched, on both sides of the issue tossing hand grenades toward each other. 1,326 more words


 The republican tax cut bill planned for 2017 is estimated to cost $1 trillion dollars. What is not being discussed in all the rhetoric back and forth or by the cable news TV programs is that nothing is being done to reduce the current 2017 deficit of about $20 trillion dollars. 782 more words

Republican Party

Cutting taxes, all the way to the sewer

Dust off your Ronald Reagan pompoms, break out the champagne and get ready to celebrate. There’s a tax cut coming, if Congress acts as expected. 648 more words

Social And Political Commentary

It Started as a Tax Cut. Now It Could Change American Life

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Students walk through the hallway after classes were dismissed at Senn High School on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. 1,798 more words

GOP Tax Bill - Trumped Up Trickle-down Tax Plan

The GOP Tax Bill – The Trumped Up Trickle-down Tax Plan

What could be easier than passing a bill that cuts taxes on US citizens? It should be easier than falling down. 1,469 more words

Economics And Politics