Letter: Citizens deserve more than what has been given

Donald Smith


To the editor:

How little we learn from our own history and have to relive the mistakes over and over. Four myths rebutted by history seem to be present in nearly every edition of the paper.

Taxing the rich is economically dangerous and un-American. Until the Reagan era, high income taxpayers were taxed at marginal rates up to 90 percent without stifling either the economy or personal ambitions. The wealthy have been feasting on major tax breaks for nearly 30 years. As noted by Warren Buffett, the rich are the ones conducting class warfare and are winning. Yet we swallow their propaganda, especially the myth they are small businesses.

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