Your recent article regarding our upcoming election (TNT, 9-19) caught my eye. Many issues need attention, the state of our economy in particular.
According to the U.S. Government Accountability Office, the tax code gives corporations special tax breaks that have reduced what is supposed to be a 35 percent tax rate to an actual tax of 13 percent. Corporate profits grew over 18 percent in 2013 alone, while wages dropped.
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is involved with advancing corporate special interests, being funded about 98 percent by corporations and corporate foundations, particularly the Koch Industries heirs, …