Laffer Throws a Curve at California

Written by Gary North on June 15, 2012

Arthur Laffer has proposed a new tax code for California. California is a continuing disaster zone: high unemployment, exodus of high-income people (Laffer was one), massive deficits, and slow economic growth. California is an anti-business state. But start-up businesses create jobs. In California, there are few new jobs. The climate is nice; the business climate […]

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Wall Street Journal Opposes the Flat Tax

Written by Gary North on November 16, 2011

The Wall Street Journal published an article opposing the flat tax. The author is Alan Blinder, a former Vice President of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Blinder was a big supporter of the “cash for clunkers” program, which destroyed used cars at government expense. He teaches at Princeton University, where Bernanke […]

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