As stunning as that is, I am even more stunned by this from the Washington Post:
To pay for tax reform, they might eliminate the tax benefits for employers to provide health insurance???? I hope that this report is innacurate.
"the administration is considering eliminating the deduction of state and local taxes on federal income tax returns and scrapping the business tax deduction for employer-provided health insurance, the advisers said."
When you start to cook, as when you begin to live, you think that the point is to improve the technique until you end up with something perfect, and that the reason you haven’t been able to break the cycle of desire and disillusion is that you haven’t yet mastered the rules. Then you grow up, and you learn that that’s the game.
Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker