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Sima Gandhi

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Slay the Sacred Tax Cow: It's Time to Say No to Wasteful Tax Credits

(21) Comments | Posted March 9, 2010 | 12:01 PM

Slaying a sacred cow is messy and challenging. But the rewards can be tasty. As Mark Twain said, "Sacred cows make the best hamburger." Many tax breaks make sacred cows worth slaying.

The path to fiscal balance requires both prioritized spending and increased revenues, as CAP has

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Why the Savings From Health Care Reform Are Underappreciated

(44) Comments | Posted October 12, 2009 | 5:13 PM

The lack of a whole-hearted, landslide, public embrace of health reform is surprising considering that unless your family earns over $250,000, reform costs you nothing and, the President's health care plan, if enacted, is estimated to increase the income of the average family of four by about $10,000 in 2030.

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