The tax reform moment
Rupert Murdoch took some heat for observing on Twitter, “Growing IRS scandal makes perfect case for flat tax and abolition all deductions. Nothing could be fairer and abuse free.” Several responses took Murdoch to task because the abusive treatment of certain groups applying for tax-exempt status, based on their politics, doesn’t have any direct relationship with the progressive income tax system, or plans to replace it. | Read More »
How Would a Flat Tax Impact the Middle Class?
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Peter Frank to discuss the flat tax, the political will to change America’s tax code and what impact a flat tax would have on the middle class and the government’s bank account.
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An Unprecedented 26 Million Americans are Underemployed
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss why an unprecedented 26 million Americans are underemployed, Rick Perry’s flat tax, and Steve Jobs‘ appeal to Barack Obama to free our education system from the teacher unions. We’re brought to you as always by BigGovernment and Stephen Clouse | Read More »
Greg Sargent’s Imaginary Conflict
The Washington Post’s in-house left-wing activist, Greg Sargent, thinks he can convince you that he has a “gotcha” moment with Rick Perry’s recent book “Fed Up!: Our Fight to Save America from Washington”: Rick Perry’s campaign is now distancing him from another controversial claim in his book: That we should repeal the 16th Amendment and replace it with a “Fair Tax,” a radical idea that’s | Read More »