Taxes were higher under Reagan

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    In case anyone noticed.

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    How is 28% higher than 35%?
     
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    Two things:

    - Inflation.

    - Reagan LOWERED taxes from rates that were even higher and cut the overall tax burden.


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    Abortion was legal too.
    Have anything else irrelevant to start threads about?
     
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    Um...it still is. Roe v Wade hasn't been overturned.

    I don't think it is at all irrelevant to point out that Reagan realized that it is sometimes necessary to raise taxes...especially when so many conservatives have such a skewed view of Reagan and his presidency.
     

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