Everyone retells the Reagan era as an era of tax cuts, when in reality 90%+ saw tax increases in that era. My taxes went up every year Reagan was president.

Good God Ron! We agreed!

(But, to be fair, check the GDP numbers during the 1983–1988 stretch. It wasn’t all payroll taxes.)

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Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.

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