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Letter — Bush tax plan takes us back

When it comes to the economy, President Bush is faltering. The economic

growth package he recently proposed takes us back to a time when the

unwashed masses had no say in the village where they toiled. His proposal

of accelerating the ridiculous tax cuts of 2001, removing the class-based

dividends tax, and providing no means to help the current economy show

just how off the mark he is.

Contrary to the Republicans class warfare idea attacking the majority of

Americans, the proposal mostly benefits the upper class. For a family of

four, the average return would be in the neighborhood of $300. Pocket

change for a family struggling through uncertain economic times. Combined

with the President’s new initiatives to extend this plan for 10 years,

this plan will keep people out of work and hurt every sector of our


Don’t even get me started on his fumbling on the international front.

John R. McCory

San Francisco

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