Monday, March 14, 2022

The GOP Is Actually Running on Raising Taxes on the Poor and Destroying Medicare and Social Security

 Check this out. 

Some in the GOP want to make the poor and impoverished pay Federal Income Taxes. This is real. Rather than raise the national minimum wage to a "living wage" at full time, they just want to put the squeeze on those not as fortunate as the billionaires that fund their GOP campaigns. 

The poor already pay taxes if they have a phone or internet, not to mention sales taxes in most places on everything but cold food. Then there are excise taxes, disposal fees, transportation taxes, gas taxes, utilities taxes and other taxes and fees. As a proportion of income, the poor pay a much larger percentage of taxes than millionaires and billionaires. 

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