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I might agree with ROC if even 50% of the benefits these corporations are getting from the so-called tax reform were going to the average worker. But they are not.

These few crumbs of trickle down won't come anywhere near covering their losses from the Republicans assault on the poor that will be needed if they intend to balance the budget.

Real tax reform would have involved closing loopholes on corporate taxes, and giving tax incentives for creating better jobs with repatriated money. Instead they've simply made it easier for them buy back stock and pad their dividend payouts. As said above, for the vast majority of Americans, most of whom don't have enough investment in the markets to get excited about, a $1000 bonus isn't even going to cover the increased cost of their families healthcare.

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