Grayson files 'War is Making You Poor' bill
Rep. Alan Grayson, Florida's most colorful member of Congress, files a lot of bills with eye-catching names. They have no chance of passing but the idea is to provoke thought. Today he announced the “War Is Making You Poor Act."
According to his office it:
- Limits the amount of funding for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
- Eliminates the federal income tax on the first $35,000 of every American’s income ($70,000 for married couples)
- Cuts the Federal deficit by $15.9 billion