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July 24, 2014

The Senate's Plan to Increase Your Taxes


Why would senators want to levy a large tax increase on their own citizens when times are already tough for too many? Good question.

July 21, 2014

The Undead Death Tax


Burying the undead death tax would be one of the 113th Congress’s best legacies.

July 2, 2014

With Ex-Im, Congress Should be Pro-Market, not Pro-Business


Free market means opposing crony capitalism rather than defending it.

June 25, 2014

Pugilistic Manner or Performance Management?


Instead of tax reform Congress seems insistent on blame, negative reinforcement and abdicating responsibility.

June 19, 2014

Moving from Pigou to Government Control


There is little, if any, room in the tax code for taxes conceived as a means to influence behavior. However, a conversation about using the tax code as means to control citizens does seem to correctly involve cow waste.

May 28, 2014

What's Wrong with the Middle Class? Uncertainty, Taxes and Low Growth


Given the years of handwringing and little in the way of results, one might believe the reason the middle class is under greater stress is a mystery, but in fact the reason is clear.

May 14, 2014

Voters Favor Corporate Tax Reform


Citizens get it, can explain it, and understand that the failure of Congress to undertake tax reform is directly harming our country.

May 7, 2014

Fiddling While Capital Flees


In a free society, capital can flee hostile policies, and today capital is fleeing to avoid America’s exorbitant business tax rates while our politicians do nothing about it.

March 28, 2014

Extend, Then Reform


Pass the tax extenders and then let's get serious about fundamental tax reform.

March 26, 2014

Time to Exit the Export-Import Bank


The Export-Import Bank is a crony capitalist institution that distorts our export markets with a backstop of taxpayer guarantees. Congress should phase out the Export-Import Bank and eliminate the potential for yet another taxpayer bailout.

 

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