Author David Cay Johnston won a Pulitzer Prize in 2001 for his reporting on U.S. tax policy. But in his just released book, The Fine Print, Johnston falls woefully short of that standard in his attempt to critique the state of broadband in the U.S.
With a tax deal imminent, here are some things worth knowing, from Zero Hedge: "When anyone starts lecturing you that the US has the highest tax rate in the industrialized world, just turn around and walk away."
If you are genuinely concerned about deficits, then you should be concerned not about domestic spending, but about spending on the Bush tax cuts and wars. That's the real tax and spend story that conservatives don't want told.