Tax Reform

I thrashed around for some time gathering notes and linking to substantiating articles on our President’s great tax reform package passed by Congress last December as its Christmas present to the nation.  I tried to detail the winners and losers in the years to come, not only the tranches of our population in terms of relative wealth – the top versus the bottom percentages –  but also the various types of businesses – mom and pop groceries as opposed to big banks.  I took a close look at how our new tax structure will affect our national debt, formerly of great concern to the Republican party.

Oh yes, i gathered quite a pile of notes.

And then i blundered onto a graphic that utterly undermined my intellectual endeavor, one worth way more than a thousand words.  I cringe with shame over not being able to find the name of the author, but it looks like George Grosz has been resurrected.

Oh dear.  An early reader has got back to me that the graphic doesn’t display for him.  I’m trying again to insert it in a form that all readers can see.




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  1. Rick C.
    Posted 22 January 2018 at 14:19 | Permalink

    Just awesome. No other words needed.

    • Posted 23 January 2018 at 08:07 | Permalink

      On my last visit to Berlin i went to a museum. Can’t recall the name of it, but burned into my memory is the exhibition hall devoted to Grosz and his ilk. Savage satire. No wonder the Nazis persecuted them all.

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