If you really want to get at what makes people tick, I’ll tell you: money. It’s definitely money.
Fact is, we can be passionate about charity, or religion, or art, or whatever. But if we don’t have enough money to pay the bills, and the groceries, and raise a family without fear of starvation, then everything else is simply off the table. Money talks.
Trump gets this. It’s one of the main reasons why he was elected.
And he’s making good on a promise of more money. And, naturally, the easiest way to get more money from the government is this: simply have the government take less of it.
Let’s lower some taxes, people. Which brings me round, again, to President Trump.
Western Journalism broke a story about Trump, taxes, and lowering them.
President Donald Trump pledged Thursday he will soon unveil a “phenomenal” tax cut plan.
Trump was meeting with executives from several airlines and told them he was aware they must deal with “burdensome” federal regulations.
“We want to help you … by rolling back burdensome regulations, and you people are regulated probably as much as almost anybody,” he said. “We have a regulatory morass that’s a disaster.”
The president then told the executives, “Lowering the overall tax burden on American business is big league, that’s coming along very well.”
“We’re way ahead of schedule, I believe. And we’re going to be announcing something — I would say over the next two or three weeks — that will be phenomenal.”
Western Journalism reported, correctly, that a number of Americans are upset with Republicans for not getting to this sooner.
To which I respond: patience. It makes no sense to lower taxes if you haven’t already dealt with the terrorists that would destroy American livelihood.
Or Iran, who would destroy Israel and America itself.
It doesn’t help to lower taxes if there’s no one left in the country to enjoy it.
Come on Republicans. This is absolute bullshit.
3 weeks in and we've done nothing on tax cuts, tax reform, & Obamacare???!
— Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) February 8, 2017
So, if I may: a quick message to Matt Drudge, and Joe Walsh, whose own messages to the GOP were stern and uncalled for:
Tax cuts are good. But they’re not the most important thing. Keeping us alive is.
Trump is dealing with the issues in the order of their importance. It’s a businessman thing – find the problems that are the biggest, deal with them first, and then deal with the rest in order of importance.
This is what you wanted, gentlemen. Have some patience, and just see what this man can do in four to eight years.