Originally Posted by Saul Too
Creating a broader, more stable tax base while eliminating loopholes that overcomplicate the tax code and favor those who can afford the best accountants/lawyers doesn't sound like a good plan for deficit reduction? I guess Obama's your guy, then.
Yeah, I don't get why people [present company not necessarily included] don't understand the way this benefits the broader economy while bringing in more revenue from the existing tax base in the interim.
Instead we get the stupid, stupid, stupid $5 trillion argument and talk about how we should grow the economy from the middle out. I'd like to see what would happen to the economy if you tried to grow it from the middle out...