Tag Archives: government spending

Fine, Donate to the IRS

Some millionaires are asking to be taxed more by letting the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts expire, and increasing rates across the board: from individual income tax to estate tax. Some say they should be paying more; others think it’s … Continue reading

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Check, please.

Does anyone else seem to notice that in politics it’s just too easy to make promises and then balk on footing the bill? Well the good folks at Bankrupting America seem to get it (note: they’re against bankrupting America). They’ve … Continue reading

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GDP vs Spending: When is More, Less?

Commenter Tom argues that a chart in my recent post is flawed. Here’s the offender: Tom writes: Graph 2 is super noisy. Without 2008 and 2009 (off years by any measure), that trend line would be closer to verticle, (sic) … Continue reading

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Reality Check

No real introduction is needed for this, but it just goes to show that the problem with politics isn’t parties, it’s politics. Though no foreign concept to WaCK as we’ve covered it before, it’s always good to be reminded that … Continue reading

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Oh Government, My Government

Friend of WaCK Jarrett Skorup recently threw in his two cents on his “Nominees for [the] 5 Worst Government Services.” The finalists were veterans hospitals, the U.S. Postal Service, General Motors, the Public School System, and Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac. … Continue reading

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