Archive for June 29th, 2011

Abolish the Payroll Tax Altogether »

It is a riot seeing Obama call on an extended payroll tax holiday and the celebrated fiscal conservative Paul Ryan reject it as an economic “sugar high.” Liberals have never been consistent in opposing regressive taxes, of course, but conservatives have likewise been weak on the question of payroll taxes. I recall Rush Limbaugh…
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Greek “Privatization” Isn’t »

Greece is reportedly putting into practice Independent Institute Senior Fellow William Shughart’s recommended course of action to insolvent governments: sell off government-held assets, pay off your debts, and get your fiscal house in order for the future. And Greek’s government owns vast swathes of highly desirable property: An umbrella company for most of Greece’s…
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