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Letter to the Editor: Writer finds new tax bill onerous and misleading


Last updated 1/4/2018 at 1:45pm

To the Editor:

When I think of how the new tax bill is being sold to the public, it reminds me of my years in Liberia, under President William Tubman. Tubman was dearly loved by the poorest in the country, which actually didn’t make any sense at all. But, needy citizens would ask him for financial help – for a funeral, a wedding or just hard times. He would gladly oblige with a gift of up to $500. In fact, Tubman had envelopes marked with various amounts of money already prepared to distribute.

Yet, he neglected to support job growth so these poor citizens could afford basic expens...

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