Charitable deductions will be limited. Less will feed hungry people. Food banks already struggle to cope. Demand way exceeds resources.
Destroying America's social contract matters more than public need. Social injustice is official US policy. Class war raged for decades.
Corporate giants, super-rich elites, Washington, states and local communities waged it against ordinary Americans and won.
Since the 1970s, taxes were shifted inordinately onto middle and low income earners, as well as others most disadvantaged.
Super-rich Americans game the system. Clever lawyers and accountants ease their burden. New ways are found to pay less.
Major corporations pay minimal taxes. Nominal rates are 35% of profits. Out of sight and mind, Obama, Republicans, and key Democrats agreed to 28%.
In the past two years, about 12.4% of profits were paid. Expect much less ahead.
Some profitable companies pay nothing. Others get large rebates. They benefit from tax laws they write. Ordinary Americans bear greater than ever burdens. The worst is yet to come.