Eyes wide open

Eyes wide open

Republicans in Congress are failing to convince voters that their economic policies are helping middle-class Americans because people know the cost of living, like increasing costs for health care & gasoline, is washing out any benefit working people got from the GOP tax law.

That is important because many of our representatives failed to make the case early or often about the simple, straightforward truth.

Tax cuts for the wealthy do not create a healthy economy. If they did, America would be flying high instead of divided, with most of us struggling to make ends meet.

When top tax rates were 90%, the economy was booming and almost everyone with a job had mo