08/09/2004: "...by their fruits you shall know them...." (Matthew 7:20)
From the Center for American Progress: Rhetoric vs. Reality. A listing of all of Bush's promises and assurances that he's reneged on or left unfulfilled.
One that steams me:
Tax Rhetoric:And there are some people who trust the man? P.T. Barnum was right....
"Governor Bush's income tax cuts will benefit all Americans, but they are especially focused on low and moderate income families." [Source: Bush-Cheney 2000 – Taxes website]
Millionaires received an average tax cut of $123,000. Those in the bottom quintile of earners received an average tax cuts of $27. Those in the second to bottom quintile received an average cut of $317. [Source: CBPP, 4/23/04, p. 17]
Len on 08.09.04 @ 12:50 PM CST