Posts Tagged ‘tax cuts’

Tax Cuts And Fiscal Stimulus

At The Atlantic Derek Thompson reviews the latest lightning bolts from Paul Krugman which seem intended for anyone who suggests that we need to think about backing off on fiscal stimulus. Thompson seems to be in the Krugman camp which is fine and then republishes this graph from Krugman’s blog. The point being that Reagan’s […]

Obama Opts For Big Tax Cuts

So President-elect Obama’s team is now sending out signals that it intends to make tax cuts liberally in its fiscal stimulus plan. The ostensible reason is to get Republicans on board and make the eventual deal “bipartisan”. I’ll guess that there are a couple of other more realistic reasons. First, I think that team Obama […]