Bipartisan support for tax cuts for everyone.

I’ve long believed there was a fundamental misunderstanding of how our tax system works that has lead to groundless support for extending the Bush tax cuts to incomes over $250,000.  I partially addressed the topic in a previous posting, The arithmetic of taxing the “rich”.  What I did not address was how the message was being … More Bipartisan support for tax cuts for everyone.

Accountability

A premise of accountability is that people should believe what they are saying is true. Speaking in a recent Today Show interview, Representative Michele Bachmann argued that extending the Bush tax cuts for incomes over $250,000 was good for the working class.  As her example she said that a plumber or a carpet layer with … More Accountability