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Lowering Taxes

Question: When Is a 'Tax Increase' Not a Tax Increase?

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Hart

Permitting a temporary tax cut to expire as the original law provided is not raising taxes. The Bush tax cuts were but one more failed experiment in the flawed "supply side" theory of taxes.

Calling the Republican Bluff

Ira Glasser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ira Glasser

The Republicans have increased their power by advocating for lowering the deficit, lowering taxes and, ostensibly, increasing jobs. But there is no way they can deliver all three. They can't even deliver two of the three. Here's why.