Obviously tax cuts will be all the rage this next session (it’s an election year!). For the record, I don’t like paying taxes — but I understand that there are some services that we as a society depend on. And those services need to be paid for. (Two sentences that end with prepositions — my English teacher is going to come back from the grave.) We’ll see. Will they give us a rebate check or eliminate the income tax? (Not a good idea, IMHO — but I’m not a Koch Brother, so there.) Just remember, when you hear, “starve the beast,” you might be the beast.

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Marshall Ramsey, a nationally recognized editorial cartoonist, shares his cartoons and travels the state as Mississippi Today’s Editor-At-Large. He’s also host of a weekly statewide radio program and a television program on Mississippi Public Broadcasting and is the author of several books. Marshall is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and a 2019 recipient of the University of Tennessee Alumni Professional Achievement Award.