Tag Archives: Taxes

Brookings Institution: Fix-Gov- Vanessa Williamson: Back Without Popular Demand- Tax Cuts For The Wealthy & Tax Hikes For The Middle Class

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat If you’re going to talk about tax reform especially if you’re saying you’re proposing it which is what President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans are saying that they’re doing, you … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: FixGov- Dana Goldman: Why Bernie Sander’s Plan For Universal Health Care Is Only Half Right

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Actually, I believe Dana Goldman is being generous here and giving Senator Bernie Sanders too much credit here. I don’t believe Senator Sanders is even half right and is selling … Continue reading

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Retro Report: Prop 13- Mad as Hell: Howard Jarvis’s Impact On California

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Just to comment on this video and I don’t blame Retro Report that much for this, but this story took place in 1978 and most of the TV coverage was … Continue reading

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The Week: Opinion- Ryan Cooper- ‘Democrats Should Embrace The Freedom Not To Choose’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I’m not trying to sound insulting here (but don’t mind if I do) but what Ryan Cooper wrote in The Week this week (ha, ha get it) could’ve been written … Continue reading

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AEI Ideas: James Pethokoukis- If You Want Government to Spend Like a Nordic Nation, it Also Has to Tax Like One

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: AEI Ideas: James Pethokoukis- If You Want Government to Spend Like a Nordic Nation, it Also Has to Tax Like One One thing with having a not only a Democratic … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Room For Debate- Andrew P. Kelly: The Problem Is That Free College Isn’t Free

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I believe the main problem with many of these political debates has to do with language and how things are described. Whether it’s called free health care, free health insurance, … Continue reading

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Notes On Liberty- Opinion- Fred Foldvary- Natural Rights and Taxation

Source: Notes on Liberty- Opinion- Fred Foldvary- Natural Rights and Taxation Natural rights and taxation. They go hand in hand. We all have the freedom to be ourselves and live our own lives, makes our own beds, but then have … Continue reading

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