Category Archives: Voodoo Economics

When Math Attacks

Basic math can be cruel. Long ago, when Ronald Reagan was first running for president, he promised, were he president, an across-the-board reduction in income tax rates and an even larger reduction in capital gains tax rates. That would goose … Continue reading

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Voodoo Time Again

Conservatives have it wrong about Hollywood. Of course Tinsel Town is tacky – sudden unimaginable wealth always causes that – but Hollywood is not subverting America with all its tales of sex and violence, or with its scorn of traditional … Continue reading

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