Addressing the upper middle class looking forward to their $2-$4000 tax cuts/returns...

At what cost???

A recession that will hurt everyone? 41 million Americans living in poverty? 9 million children losing healthcare? Higher college costs especially for grad students? The blue states paying even more? Debt and deficit paid for by our kids and their kids?

Of course there is more and Thom...You can put it into words as well as anyone! Give us all some ammo at the water cooler for 2018. And thanks for all you do. I've been a podcast subscriber for I believe 8 or more years.


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