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"What The Godfather Of Reaganomics Gets Wrong": Wink, Wink, Nudge, Nudge; More Distorted Reagan Nostalgia

Chris Christie just announced a big tax-cut plan. Well, of course he did. Offering such proposals is de rigueur for Republican presidential candidates. And it pretty much has been since the Reagan presidency. 947 more words

Republicans

"Keeping Their Eyes On The Prize": Democrats’ No. 1 Job; Remind Voters That American Wages Have Flatlined

For the moment, the Democrats have resumed their time-honored posture of arguing about trade policy. It’s an important issue, and one on which I’m not sure where I come down. 936 more words

Democrats

Hauser's Law of marginal tax rates and tax revenue

No matter what the tax rates have been, in post-war America tax revenues have remained at about 19.5% of GDP.

via Political Calculations: Hauser’s Law.

Politics - USA

Empathy for the Devil

Former First Lady, Senator, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is also the presumptive next presidential nominee of the Democratic party, gave an interesting speech at Georgetown University a few days ago. 698 more words

Politics