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Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001

How the Clinton Surplus Led to the Bush Tax Cuts (Or, the Real Story You May Not be Hearing About the Fiscal Cliff)

Anne Phillips | Posted 02.09.2013 | Business
Anne Phillips

Should all the tax cuts be allowed to expire? Probably not. Should the tax cuts on those making over $250,000 expire? I really think so. Do we need to look at cutting our spending, too? Of course.

Ten Years Later, the Bush Tax Cuts Remain Unfair, Ineffective, and Expensive

Andrew Fieldhouse | Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics
Andrew Fieldhouse

It's time to apply the lessons of the Bush-era tax cuts to public policy; the opportunity cost of the cuts simply remains too high, particularly if the social contract of the last 80 years is further breached in return for more tax cuts for the privileged.