Here's a pop quiz for Congress: If you cut food assistance for needy families by $333 million, and allow corporations to dodge $183 billion in federal taxes in the same year, how much did you end up reducing the deficit?
The sequester is simply more proof that our government is putting bank bailouts, military contracts and corporate tax loopholes above the needs of their constituents. And it will only get worse until we throw them out.
Awareness of the unfair tax code that relieves a burden from those who have the most and shifting it to those who can barely scrape by has spread all over America, and Congress will soon have no choice but to acknowledge it.
Facts are not in fashion right now. Argument by anecdote, by attack, by fear, by anger, and by falsehoods, all are preferable to dry facts. One example is the myth of high corporate taxes, and the corresponding call for lower corporate tax rates.