The Price of Taxing the Rich

The top 1% of earners fill the coffers of states like California and New York during a boom—and leave them starved for revenue in a bust.

Robert Frank The Wall Street Journal 3/26/2011

As Brad Williams walked the halls of the California state capitol in Sacramento on a recent afternoon, he spotted a small crowd […]

CBO Report: Each Job Created or ‘Saved’ by Stimulus Bill Cost the US Taxpayer $228,055 (each)

Zip Weasel Zippers 2/24/2011

And we all know the jobs “saved” is a bunch of BS, so the cost of each job that was actually created is well over $228K.

( — The jobs created and saved by the economic stimulus law that President Barack Obama signed on Feb. 17, 2009 cost at a minimum […]

Wisconsin Gov. Gets Tough on Unions

FoxBusiness 2/14/2011

FBN’s Stuart Varney on Gov. Scott Walker, (R-Wis.), taking on the unions in an effort to reduce the state’s spending.

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Keep an Eye on Ireland

John Stossel 7/7/2010

It is worth paying attention to Ireland. It has become Paul Krugman’s poster child for why proponents of fiscal austerity are wrong…yet Ireland displays greenshoots of recovery.

Like much of the world, Ireland’s economy suffered mightily in the last several years. But Ireland’s government was already running large deficits, adding to […]