In Detroit (and elsewhere) The rich don’t pay, the poor can’t, the middle class is on the hook

 

The middle class is the workhorse of the American economy and it is nickeled and dimed at every turn.

(From Deadline Detroit)

My fellow working people: Consider that you’ve paid more in federal taxes than Amazon, the richest company in the world, which is reporting $11 billion in profit. Not only will Amazon not pay into the federal coffers, it will get a refund of $137 million thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that your Congress passed in 2017.

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