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Mislead

The proposed bailout of the financial system is a misguided scheme that will hurt the U.S. economy in the short run and long run. The economy currently is stumbling as ...
Politics & Policy

What’S Vat?

Tax reform is high on President Bush’s list of second-term priorities. Considering the mess our tax code has become, this is welcome news. More than 90 years of social engineering ...
Politics & Policy

Flatten It, Already

America’s complicated tax system needs a complete overhaul, not minor fixes. The large role that system plays in many of the political dramas dominating the daily headlines shows why. #ad#Republicans and ...
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Back Home Again

Our tax code has many ridiculous features, but the booby prize may belong to a provision that discourages companies from investing profits in America and instead encourages them to keep ...