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Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
There has been a lot of talk in Washington recently about “job-killing tax increases.” Raising taxes, the argument goes, would lead businesses to hire fewer...
July 15, 2011Roberton C. Williams
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Since the day of Alexander Hamilton, the United States has never defaulted on the federal debt. That’s what we budget-watchers always say. It’s a great...
May 26, 2011Donald Marron
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
As my TPC colleague Howard Gleckman noted , there's a lot of euphemizing in the bevy of recent letters calling on our elected leaders to...
April 1, 2011Donald Marron