Sunday, May 21, 2006

Bush Administration Taxes Teenagers

Bush and the Republican Congress raise taxes on teenagers with college savings funds.

Mr. Bush pledged in 1999 to veto any bill that raised taxes. In response to a question about the tax increase on teenagers in the new legislation, the White House issued a statement Friday that made no reference to the tax increase, but recounted the tax cuts the administration has sponsored and stated that President Bush had "reduced taxes on all people who pay income taxes."
Challenged on that point, the White House modified its statement 21 minutes later to say that Mr. Bush had "reduced taxes on virtually all people who pay income taxes."

Somebody please try to make the argument that the Bush administration is really for bettering the lives of all Americans and not just the wealthy. Please try....

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