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Brown’s Leaky Bucket Tax Increase

Original post made by Duf Sundheim, another community, on Jul 20, 2011

The other morning I read an article by a major columnist that said the goals of those who oppose tax increases - or at least the result of such opposition was (1) the privatization of public schools, (2) driving students of limited means out of the universities and (3) eliminating tax-funded health care and social services for the poor. The same day another major columnist claimed people who opposed Brown's tax increase were disingenuously denying responsibility for soaring tuitions and the shredding of grandma's safety net. He asserted if such policies were followed to their logical conclusion there would be "no other honest choice but to starve college students" and "poor grandma".

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