Anyone that thinks Republicans have no love for taxes need only look at New Jersey and Chris Christy.<quoted text>
The article doesn't even mention Reagan's increases to social security taxes, which fully offset the tiny middle class tax cut that was part of his giant give-away to the 1%. As I mentioned recently, the social security increase helped make the gigantic deficit appear to be smaller than it actually was. And now the Republican plan is to make up for that by cutting the benefits on social security recipients.
And how about those deficits:
See the green text and chart line.