Tax breaks to the rich and richest enacted last year will cost the Treasury about $85 billion a year — roughly that same amount that will be taken away from the poor and poorest in the form of benefit cuts…
Shared Sacrifice — American Style
There’s a clear need now for sacrifice
To advance a greater good;
It’s not a pleasant prospect
But this need’s well understood.
The poor will make this sacrifice,
They’ll feel its pain and cuss;
While the rich assure each other
That this greater good — is us.