Category: "Economics & Tax Policy"

Pity the Liberal Mugger

The Paul Ryan/House Budget Committee "Path to Prosperity" FY 2013 Budget Resolution has inspired the usual wailing and gnashing of teeth among the leftist intelligentsia. Jonathan Cohn, writing in for The New Republic, says that the Ryan plan "would… more »

Now That's Leadership!

In the first moments of reading House Budget Committee's Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Resolution, entitled "The Path to Prosperity" (and subtitled "A Blueprint for American Renewal"), you realize that this is no business-as-usual document. The first page of… more »

Obama's food stamp fetish

The food stamp program, part of the Department of Agriculture, is pleased to be distributing the greatest amount of food stamps ever. Meanwhile, the Park Service, also part of the Department of Agriculture, asks us to "Please Do Not Feed the Animals"… more »

Santorum's economic plan

In the Wall Street Journal today, former Senator and current Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum lays out his economic and tax framework. He begins with an aggressive attack on Mitt Romney: Attempting to distract from his record of tax and… more »

Obama's fake corporate tax cut

Q: When can you be sure President Barack Obama is proposing a tax increase?  A: When you hear him propose a tax cut. On Wednesday, the president announced his plans to modify the U.S. tax code by cutting the corporate income tax rate from 35 percent… more »

Jamie Dimon discusses "misguided" economic policies

On Monday, Jamie Dimon, Chairman, President, and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, and therefore one of the most important bankers in the world, had some not so kind things to say about economic policies of recent years. Dimon, whose strong early support of Barac… more »

Op-ed: Obama's fatal conceit

I'm very pleased to let you know that the Colorado Springs Gazette ran (in their Sunday edition) an guest column by me which I wrote in response to Barack Obama's exclusive piece in that same paper calling for a Homeowner's Bill of Rights. Obama's soci… more »

Participation rate issue less than meets the eye

As Aaron Goldsten and I have each noted, today's jobs report must be a short-term boost to President Obama. Over at intrade.com, Obama's betting odds to win re-election in 2012 are up from 55.5 percent yesterday (and 54.5 percent the day before) to… more »

Labor pains

Not so long ago, the Great Satan to the labor movement was Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker -- who faces a union-led recall election later this year. This week, if perhaps temporarily, that title is being claimed by Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels whose s… more »

Can we clone this guy?

H/T "Airbus" http://www.kearneyhub.com/news/local/article_f3523be2-4834-11e1-a1fe-001871e3ce6c.html more »
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