A flat tax code has many detractors, but flatter taxes mean huge gains in efficiency for innovation… and the subsequent benefits for jobs. “Cut rates and eliminate deductions”, as a bumper sticker (ahem, Twitter) length quote, started to reenter the public consciousness again during the recent Presidential election. The phrase came to be associated with […]
The Congressional Budget Office recently released their scoring of the Senate Health Care Bill. Reading some of the headlines in major newspapers, one would be forgiven to think that the health care plan being debated in the Senate is a deficit reducing panacea for all of the United States’ health problems… “No Big Cost Rise in U.S. Premiums Is Seen In Study” touts the New York Times, for example. The health care bill is supposed to ‘bend the health care cost curve’ and extend coverage to the unfortunate people who don’t currently have insurance. Sadly, it completely misses the mark.