Rand Paul is doing his best to end what remains of America's progressive tax heritage. Randolph Paul, over a half-century ago, helped make progressive taxes a key to America's middle class golden age. To stop Rand, we need to honor Randolph.
While the message is not going out without distortion by the corporate-funded mass media, the protestors on Wall Street and on the Brooklyn Bridge are getting their message out about the extreme concentration of wealth and the decline of opportunity.
There is a body of empirical, historical evidence that proves clearly that tax cuts for the rich not only do nothing to spur economic growth -- they actually do substantial damage to the prospects for economic growth.