Tuesday, August 07, 2007

Hartmann: Roll Back the Reagan Tax Cuts

A recent Common Dreams article by Thom Hartmann is worth a good read and follow-up action: Roll Back the Reagan Tax Cuts.

If you go to the online version, you will find some great discussion and you can check out some other great articles. Here is a taste:

Roll Back the Reagan Tax Cuts
by Thom Hartmann

Our bridges are falling apart (among other things), and its Ronald Reagan’s fault.

A few hours before the bridge collapsed in Minnesota, a news release landed (among hundreds) in my email inbox. It was from the right-wing “Heartland Institute” and a Minnesota conservative group calling itself the “Taxpayers League of Minnesota.” It read:

"Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R) issued 20 full or partial vetoes of tax hikes and spending increases in May, giving taxpayers reason to smile. … " more

Please consider printing out some copies to give a few friends AND send with penned comments to our Senators and Representative(s). In case you want to send the article (or letter) to Hillary and Chuck and your rep, we would recommend sending items to a local office address since not only are they on break right now, but even afterwards congressional mail in DC is extremely delayed due to checking for anthrax and other such things. Which reminds me that we are overdue in revising our political address sheet update. Our WQIDC "To-do" expands.

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