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Dec.
27th

ECONOMY: Republicans have shown irresponsibility

Re: “TNT criticizes the responsible side” (letter, 12-27).

The letter writer admonishes The News Tribune editorial board for calling upon the U.S. House to join the government (editorial, 12-26). He then goes on to explain how responsible the Republicans’ approach is and how the Democrats just want to “soak the rich.”

This is nonsense. The rich are hardly being “soaked” when their last presidential candidate paid a 13.9 percent tax rate on $20 million of income.

Was it responsible for the last Republican administration to give two tax breaks at the same time we entered two wars? That

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