“Tax Loopholes should be closed that allow Millionaires to pay less than their fair share.”

Via Waylon Lewis
on Aug 12, 2012
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Who said this?

Yup: Patron Saint of the GOP, President Ronald Reagan.

It’s common, human sense. It’s fair.


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


7 Responses to ““Tax Loopholes should be closed that allow Millionaires to pay less than their fair share.””

  1. Reagan was not the first president who did a 180 as soon as he got in office. Who's the other? Oh, let me guess.

    The Reagan Years: Libertarian Rhetoric, Statist Policies http://www.lewrockwell.com/rothbard/rothbard60.ht

  2. elephantjournal says:

    I think that vid is of him from when he was in office.

    In any case, again, blog this stuff up if you like!

  3. President Obama: Quoting Reagan out of context http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-checker/

    Writing is hard. Maybe I'll submit something later this week.

  4. elephantjournal says:

    Right. But this blog is only reminding us that Reagan said what he said…as your own link states: "…and another (June 6, 1985) in which he said it was “crazy” for some multimillionaires to pay zero in taxes" that quote came from 1985. I'm not using said quote to push for the Buffet Rule. I'm using said quote to show that Reagan said it. Which he did.

    And do write, if you like—respectful intelligent debate is helpful for all, and welcome. ~ Waylon

  5. Wow, That's so matter of fact of you. Except when you post a video from the youtube channel of barackobamadotcom, it always about the campaign. It could be a video of some nice titties, jiggling back and forth to smooth jazz, but the video wouldn't be about the titties in and of themselves, it'd be about Obama, who made the titties happen. It's the same way you sell beer.