Why America Is Tuning Out The Tax Cutters

It's April, the time of year when allergies and tax-cutting fever usually run rampant. So far, it seems Americans are in for a normal allergy season--if my son's symptoms are any guide. But contrary to previous years, the country has developed a healthy immunity to tax-cutting fever. Despite the best efforts of the Republican Party to rally support for an across-the-board cut in federal income taxes, polls indicate that voters prefer to spend the government's surplus on Social Security, Medicare, education, and debt reduction.

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