Letters to the Editor

Valas letter: Tax breaks

I can visualize Senators Crapo and Risch standing on a hill facing west waiting for the sun to come up and thinking just because it hasn’t ever come up in the west before that doesn’t mean that it won’t happen. It’s the same faith they have in the theory that giving tax breaks to the rich will grow the economy. It never happened under Hoover or Reagan or in any other country that tried it. So why would they keep thinking it will work? Well of course they don’t really believe that it will. So why would they keep telling people that it will happen? Money. The people that support their campaigns with large amounts of cash want a return on their investment. It’s that simple.

Paul Valas, Meridian