The Colossal GOP Tax Cut Scam Boosted by Overnight Senate Passage

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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
The Colossal GOP Tax Cut Scam Boosted by Overnight Senate Passage 

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

Capitol Hill arm-twisting failed to enact Trumpcare – so far at least. It succeeded overnight Friday for passage of grand theft Senate legislation – the misnamed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

House and Senate versions of the measure have nothing to do with economic growth or jobs creation – everything to do with grand theft and public betrayal.

It continues the longstanding transfer of the nation's wealth from ordinary Americans to corporate predators and super-rich households – thirdworldizing the country, already unfit to live in, serving its privileged class exclusively.

Commenting on last night's Senate passage, an Economic Policy Institute (EPI) email press release said:

"Senate Republicans just voted to hand tax breaks to millionaires, billionaires and corporations on the backs of working families.
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