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Sluggish Economy

Mitt Romney and many conservatives have criticized the president for not doing “enough” to create an environment where the economy can thrive. (This post is a continuation of yesterday’s post.) Basically, their main complaint is that taxes are simply too high. They’ve even suggested that corporate taxes are too high, even though we know several corporations are paying nothing in taxes in spite of making billions of dollars in profits. In my mind, the real question is why the economy is so sluggish.

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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