LETTERS: On taxes due Tuesday and reachable lawmakers

Taxes due Tuesday

Tax Day is April 17. This is the first Tax Day since President Donald Trump and the Republican leadership in Congress passed the largest tax plan in American history, ringing in with a price tag of $1.5 trillion and

83 percent of it went to mega-corporations, millionaires, and billionaires. Working families were left footing the bill on this one. And all we have to show for it is meager, temporary increases in our paychecks, the inability to itemize our taxes, and for 13 million people — the loss of our health care.

Enough is enough! It’s time to repeal the Trump tax cuts for mega-corporations and millionaires!

David A. Peña, Edinburg

Reachable lawmakers needed in Congress

It’s undisputed that a great number of politicians will present the best possible image to get elected. They make the most noble promises, making everybody feel special. But when elected they can’t even be contacted.

The true measure of a good politician is the one who represents all the taxpayers of his/her constituency — who are the simple forgotten glue that hold our great nation together — not only those who demand the most.

“A politician thinks of the next election; a statesman thinks of the next generation.” —James Freeman Clarke

Imelda Coronado, Mission

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