CBPP/Moody’s Say Democrat’s Proposals are Good for Economy, Republican’s, Not so Much

The Center on Budget Policies and Priorities is promoting a study by Moody’s of the recent bi-partisan tax bill which concludes that the Democratic parts of the bill are better for the economy than the Republican parts of the…

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Bruce Bartlett on Wealth Flight

Bruce Bartlett writing for the New York Times in Will Rich People Desert the U.S. if Their Taxes Are Raised? says: In recent years, the number of Americans renouncing their citizenship has increased. According to…

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Message to 99 Percenters: Stop Watching TV and Playing Video Games

Economist Robert Frank writing for the Wall Street Journal Wealth Report asks Do the Wealthy Work Harder Than the Rest?: One of the most controversial issues surrounding inequality is work  effort.  Some on the right…

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Smart People Make Better Choices

I found something on Greg Mankiw‘s blog that seems to explain why so many Americans bought homes and signed mortgages they could not afford thereby causing the housing crisis: In today’s NY Times, Robert Shiller reports:…

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Give Us Our Entitlements or We Will Riot

Listen to left-lurching tax law professor and tax blogger Linda Beale wax indignant about Greece’s austerity program (emphasis is mine): The austerity demands, in order for a sovereign nation to pay back its debt to…

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