Posts Tagged ‘tax laws’

Charles Rangel Too Dumb, Or Too Corrupt, To Follow Own Tax Laws?

September 11, 2008

I suppose we’ve finally got the properly sarcastic retort to the now very tired Democratic charge that John McCain doesn’t know how many houses he owns:  “John McCain doesn’t actually own ANY houses,  thank you; and at least his wife, who does own them, pays taxes on them.  And she’s not even the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee.”

What do you say to a Democratic Party who gives Republicans moral lecture after moral lecture that a good government is a government that heavily taxes its rich citizens – and that the rich “have a duty to pay their fair share” – whose own House Ways and Means Committee Chairman in charge of tax laws doesn’t bother to follow his own laws or pay his own fair share? (more…)