Unless you personally use a ‘loophole’ you’ll never see the results of its being closed. Also, if it’s reinstated, it is very unlikely to be visible. -That’s one reason Republicans want modification of ‘loopholes’ rather than tax rates. Tax rates are automatic to enforce and are visible, when they’re increased or reduced. -And, of course, Republicans never specify which loopholes to close and never provide what effect it will have on revenue.-Some time early next week, Boehner will claim that Rebublicans are protecting ‘small’ business. Remember when he says that, he’s talking about Bain Capital and Koch Industries, not about your local dry cleaners or car wash. Small as defined only in the tax code.