By Mary Theroux | Monday February 27, 2012 at 1:53 PM PST | 7 Comments
This front-page headline from Friday’s San Francisco Chronicle brings to mind the old adage about democracy being two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner: “Voters Willing to Tax Wealthy.” The article goes on to detail the not-surprising results of a poll in which voters were asked to choose between...
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Tags: Budget and Tax Policy, California, Education, Governor Brown, Healthcare, Income Tax, public employee unions, tax the rich, Taxation
By David J. Theroux | Saturday December 3, 2011 at 12:46 PM PST | 3 Comments
The following was nationally distributed in the United States by the Associated Press and appeared in the New York Daily News on Friday, November 4, 1949. The measures being referenced are those in the Fair Deal, the cradle-to-grave welfare state proposal of President Harry S Truman to follow up on Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal...
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Tags: American History, Budget and Tax Policy, Civil Society, Corruption, Culture, Employment, entitlements, fiscal insolvency, Government subsidies, Harry Truman, Humor, Liberalism, Media, Nationalization, New Deal, New Freedom, Politics, Progressivism, Ron Paul, soak the rich, Socialism, tax the rich, Taxation, The State, Unemployment, Welfare, welfare state