Tax Cuts and Balanced Budgets

June 24, 2007

Boring, boring and more boring, I know.   But the Caulk is Cheap wayback machine is here to make the subject a little more entertaining and to show that the more things change, the more they stay the same. 

Obviously taxes were in the news in 1926:

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(Title: “No New Taxes”)

And this is the 1935 version of the balanced budget debate:

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(Title:  “Baby New Year Balances the Budget”)

Both covers are from J.C. Leyendecker (think Arrow Collar ads), one of the best illustrators of the 20th century. He also had a way with the male form. See here:

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Taxes huh?, budget what?

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2 Responses to “Tax Cuts and Balanced Budgets”


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