Why? Not because Big Government liberals were increasing taxes directly — although they were very happy to benefit from the results indirectly. Instead, it was the result of that era’s inflation, which was driving taxpayers into higher tax brackets even though their actual purchasing power was falling — a nasty effect that was called “bracket creep.”Today, the buzz saw is immigration.
The American middle class was being pushed into a buzz saw. And it reacted violently.
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