Sticking To Your Guns

It would sure be nice if the folks that say they’re for lower taxes would remember that when the going gets tough.

“So I will not ask you to try to balance the budget on the backs of the American taxpayers. I will seek no tax increases this year and I have no intention of retreating from our basic program of tax relief. I promised the American people to bring their tax rates down and keep them down to provide them incentives to rebuild our economy, to save, to invest in America’s future. I will stand by my word.”

Ronald Reagan January 26, 1982 First State of The Union speech

And he said this shortly after finding out that after implementing his plans for lowering tax rates that the budget deficit was still rising. Talk about courage. As we all know, he was proved right in the long run.

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