Tag Archive for taxes

They’re Free To Pay More If They Like

Why don’t they? I don’t believe we have a tax problem, the core issue issue is a spending problem. Stephen Moore: The Tax-Me-More Lobby Doesn’t Pay More – WSJ.com: “The same people who say they want to pay higher taxes…

Arthur Laffer Laughs Last – Florida Boating

You can not repeal the law of gravity. (pic via Wiki) Refloating Florida’s Boats – WSJ.com: “What do you do about a tax that costs jobs and raises little money? Florida lawmakers have been pondering that question in relation to…

Laffer: The Age of Prosperity Is Over

The famous economist Arthur Laffer is of course famous for the Laffer Curve. He has a good if sobering piece in today’s WSJ. He again makes the point that there are not really leftist economics, or right-leaning economics; there are…

Laffer – New Evidence on Taxes and Income

Nice work from the great Dr. Arthur Laffer. Not long and well-worth the time to read. New Evidence on Taxes and Income – WSJ.com: “The new Census Bureau data on income and poverty reveal that many of the economic trends…

Michigan, Meet Arthur Laffer …

Will they ever get it? You can not tax your way to prosperity. Once again, politicians have a slippery definition of “investment.” Dr. Laffer laughs last. Granholm’s Tax Warning – WSJ.com: “Officials in Lansing reported this month that the state…

Arthur Laffer on the ‘Stimulus’ Package

Dr. Laffer on the so-called stimulus package and rebates. That ‘Stimulus’ Nonsense – WSJ.com: “The proposed rebate of about $600 per man, woman and child is transferred to people based upon some characteristic other than work effort. In fact, if…