Tag Archives: Tax

What the tax cut regime has wrought

Next year the United States will run a budget deficit of $490 billion. That will bring total US debt to $10 trillion. (Thanks China!) Then there’s this fun news (@ Ezra Klein): In a new sign of increasing inequality in the U.S., the richest 1% of Americans in 2006 garnered the highest share of the […]

Fixing our tax code in 7 simple steps

You were supposed to file your taxes by yesterday. Shame on you if you didn’t. How else are we supposed to keep the war machine going? Anyways, our tax system in America is a riddled mess. We shouldn’t have to hire people to do our taxes, and rich people shouldn’t be able to hire people […]