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Government Bubbles
Posted on 18 Nov 2011 by Tax Analysts Editorial Staff

Funny how the mind works. I read Jeremy's and AMT Buff's comments to my earlier post Fair's Fair . I read the post by Robert Goulder entitled Greece's Inability to Tax Itself . For some reason, I started thinking about bubbles. In recent... Read More

Government Bubbles
Posted on 18 Nov 2011 by Tax Analysts Editorial Staff

Funny how the mind works. I read Jeremy's and AMT Buff's comments to my earlier post Fair's Fair . I read the post by Robert Goulder entitled Greece's Inability to Tax Itself . For some reason, I started thinking about bubbles. In recent... Read More

Bubble Over Washington
Posted on 12 Nov 2010 by Martin A. Sullivan

This may sound snobby and elitist—but there’s no avoiding it: Americans need a good lesson in basic economics. How can we say such a terrible thing? Here’s how: every poll and every politician in every congressional district says the... Read More

The Fate of Tax Reform Depends on the Tea Party
Posted on 11 Jan 2011 by Martin A. Sullivan

A new day is dawning, and on Capitol Hill, conservatives must make a choice. Will they follow the easy path of politics as usual, or will they practice what they preach and adhere to their core principles? The high-profile controversy over earmarks in... Read More

Do You Know Where Your Tax Dollars Go?
Posted on 29 Oct 2010 by Robert Goulder

We Americans tend to be poorly informed about how the government spends our tax dollars. Consider this -- a Kaiser Foundation survey shows that, by a margin of two-to-one, the public thinks the government spends more money on foreign aid than on Social... Read More