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The public is being duped

Letter to the Editor


January 4, 2018

When I think of how the new tax bill is being sold to the public, it reminds me of my years in Liberia under President William Tubman. Tubman was dearly loved by the poorest in the country, which actually didn’t make any sense at all.

But, needy citizens would come to his office for financial help — for a funeral, a wedding or just hard times. He would gladly oblige with a gift of up to $500.

In fact, he had envelopes marked with various amounts of money already prepared to distribute, yet he neglected to support job growth so these poor citizens could afford basic expenses from their...

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