Quote of the Day, The Left Loves Poor People Like I Love Ribeye Steak edition.
Megan’s showing some dislike for free trade* in this Bloomberg piece; but it was this that stood out for me. A disability check is a poor substitute for a job, from both the recipient and the taxpayer’s perspective. The sort of person who prefers a disability check to a decent job is the only person we don’t want to help. Megan needs to define that | Read More »
Maryland planning more stealth tax hikes on poor?
In a socially-acceptable way, of course: ie, via another hike in the tax on tobacco. The “Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative” – a name whose hint of subtle menace should make small-government types involuntarily shiver – looking to raise it by a buck a pack, because… well, pretty much because they want people to quit smoking, and taxing it through the ceiling is supposed to accomplish | Read More »