We Can Always Create New Americans

By: Friday July 15, 2011 2:22 pm

In all the “serious” talk about the deficit, the Social Security Trust Fund and long term budget projections a key point that is always overlooked is that the number of American citizens is a variable that can be changed dramatically by our government’s policies choices. Writers, politicians and pundits often point the demographic projection to [...]

For GOP Tax Increases Not Just a Sacred Cow, But the Whole Farm

By: Monday July 11, 2011 9:46 am

We frequently hear that tax increases are a “sacred cow” for the modern Republican party. If only the Republicans would allow tax increases in a debt ceiling deal, we’re told, they could get a compromise for other things they want in return. The reality, though, is that tax increases aren’t just a sacred cow to [...]

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