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JAN 6 3:23 PM Jan 6 3:23 pm  Paul Waldman has a righteous rant on Congressional Republicans, who posed as the hawkiest of deficit hawks as long as a Democrat was in the White House, but are now fine with … Continue reading

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31/05 Are Taxes in the U.S. High or Low?

May 31, 2011, 6:00 AM By BRUCE BARTLETT Bruce Bartlett has served as an economic adviser in the White House, the Treasury Department and Congress. Historically, the term “tax rate” has meant the average or effective tax rate — that is, taxes as … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman 07/10 The End of the Tunnel

October 7, 2010By PAUL KRUGMAN The Erie Canal. Hoover Dam. The Interstate Highway System. Visionary public projects are part of the American tradition, and have been a major driver of our economic development.And right now, by any rational calculation, would … Continue reading

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