“Concerned Citizen” Mitt Romney took out ads in Iowa and New Hampshire in 1996 attacking Steve Forbes’s flat tax plan, which Rick Perry’s upcoming flat tax proposal may resemble. Ouch!
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The Bernanke difference
The mild May jobs report should serve as yet another reminder to President Obama and Congress that the U.S. labor market is suffering a Long Emergency.
Welcome to the recovery: Year five
Happy fourth anniversary, America. June 2009 marked the official end of the Great Recession - as reckoned by the National Bureau of Economic Research - and the beginning of the current recovery. So, how are we doing?
Fix, don't flatten, the tax code
If the sluggish U.S. economy wasn’t reason enough for tax reform, the ongoing IRS scandal demonstrates how a devilishly complex tax code enables government mischief.