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September 19, 2012 / needhamgrassroots

WHY do 47% not pay income taxes? (HINT: because of conservatives)

In 2004, Bush bragged about the number of people he’d taken off the income tax rolls.


The Reagan and Bush tax cuts erased many Americans’ income tax obligations.

George W. Bush even bragged about taking 5 million people off the tax rolls in 2004.

And the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit, which give working families a tax break, were pushed by conservatives as ways to alleviate poverty.

Read more: at mother jones


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