Tag Archives: Tax Reform

The Daily Beast: Opinion- Michael Tomasky: ‘A 70% Percent Tax Rate Isn’t Radical- Alexandria O. Cortez Has It Just Right’

Source:The New Democrat What Michael Tomasky failed to mention here ( and perhaps intentionally ) is that back in the 1950s and 70s when we had high tax rates of 70 and 91%, no one especially the rich were actually … Continue reading

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David Von Pein: Q&A With President John F. Kennedy- April 19, 1963

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The first questions in this presidential news conference asked to President Kennedy, was about Cuba. With someone actually asking President Kennedy did his administration have any plans to invade Cuba. … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Fix-Gov- Vanessa Williamson: Back Without Popular Demand- Tax Cuts For The Wealthy & Tax Hikes For The Middle Class

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat If you’re going to talk about tax reform especially if you’re saying you’re proposing it which is what President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans are saying that they’re doing, you … Continue reading

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AEI Ideas: James Pethokoukis- Ben Carson’s Flat Tax Plan Represents Many of The Least Helpful Impulses in GOP Tax Policy

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: AEI Ideas: James Pethokoukis- Ben Carson’s Flat Tax Plan Represents Many of The Least Helpful Impulses in GOP Tax Policy During really the last six years or so of the … Continue reading

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US News: Opinion: Eric Schnurer: “A Modest Proposal: Stop Taxing The Rich”

US News: Opinion: Eric Schnurer: A Modest Proposal: Stop Taxing The Rich I’m thinking that Eric Schnurer wrote his US News column here with at least a touch of sarcasm. “Let the Republicans get their way and pass laws saying … Continue reading

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Reason: Opinion: Jacob Sullum: “Ted Cruz is Right About Taxes”: Really?

Reason: Opinion: Jacob Sullum: Ted Cruz Is Right About Taxes Just once I would like to hear someone and its generally Republicans who support some type of flat tax, say, “I’m in favor of a middle class tax hike! Because … Continue reading

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The New Democrat Coalition: U.S. Representative Ron Kind: The American Prosperity Agenda

The New Democrat Coalition: U.S. Representative Ron Kind: The American Prosperity Agenda There’s a faction in the Democratic Party that I’m and this blog is part of that I believe at least represents most of America. We represent most Americans … Continue reading

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New York Daily News: Opinion: S.E. Cupp: “State of The Union a Window Into Obama’s Mind”

New York Daily News: Opinion: S.E. Cupp: State of the Union a window into Obama’s Mind What I don’t think that S.E. Cupp gets that is of course President Obama was taking a victory lap last night. Which is his … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: FIXGOV: William Galston: State of The Union, President Obama in Campaign Mode: Pushes Middle Class Agenda

Brookings Institution: FIXGOV: State of the Union, President Obama in Campaign Mode: Pushes Middle Class Agenda President Obama looked strong and confident to me last night. I really didn’t have any serious issues with the President’s speech. Going into the … Continue reading

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Hoover Institution: Daily Report: George P. Shultz: How to Get America Moving Again

George P. Shultz Hoover Institution: Daily Report: George P. Shultz: How to Get America Moving Again This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on BloggerGeorge Shultz now a fellow at the Hoover Institution and of course former Secretary … Continue reading

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