Men at Work

The House Ways & Means Committee concentrated last week on ways & means to get more blood out of the taxpayer-turnip. They sat deaf as beetles to dire warnings of moral disaster from the eight "community property" States*. The eight States had argued (getting a little blue in the face) that a change in the tax laws to require joint income-tax returns would cause more divorces and force men & women to live in sin. But committee members, hard-pressed by the revenue-hungry Treasury, were concerned more with cash: $325,000,000.

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