The Real Issue With the Trump Tax Plan

The Real Issue With the Trump Tax Plan
When Donald Trump first revealed his tax plan, I saw two immediate responses from the Twitterverse: (a) The Trump tax plan is designed to tax the rich, and (b) the Trump tax plan is the typical right wing trickle down economics. (Sidebar: NOBODY is advocating trickle down economics, but that’s neither here nor there) Since this is ...

Rand Paul Tax Plan Version 2.0: “Blow It Up”

Rand Paul Tax Plan Version 2.0:
Rand Paul is trying something new. His EZ Tax Plan, which was short on specifics and always doomed to fail, has now morphed into something much more unique: The Fair and Flat Tax. I have to give Rand Paul credit here. Whether or not you like the plan he offers, he at least offers specifics, unlike any ...

Bernie Sanders: Tax Millionaires, Pay For Everything

Bernie Sanders: Tax Millionaires, Pay For Everything
In The Lego Movie, Benny wants to build a spaceship. It’s his answer to everything. Escape from Bad Cop? Spaceship. Break into Lord Business’s evil lair? Spaceship! Destroy the Micromanagers? SPACESHIP! Like that 1980-Something Space Guy, Bernie Sanders has one main obsession: raising taxes on the wealthy. Social Security in trouble? Tax the rich. National ...

Do Most Americans Support Obama’s Tax Hike?

Do Most Americans Support Obama's Tax Hike?
A couple weeks back I wrote about President Obama’s proposed tax plan, rolled out shortly after his State of the Union address. Now, right on cue, we’re getting the polling data on the plan. All it takes is a quick Google search and an aversion to reading past the headline to get what the media’s take on the ...

Obama’s Tax Plan

Obama’s Tax Plan
Unless something really crazy happens over the next few days, President Barack Obama won his bid for re-election, the Democrats retained the Senate, and the Republicans retained the House. In other words, the status quo. I’m a little surprised by that, since most of the polls still say people think the country is on the ...