“President Obama pledged on Tuesday night to use government power to balance the scale between America’s rich and the rest of the public, trying to present an election-year choice between continued leadership toward an economy ‘built to last’ and what he called irresponsible policies of the past that caused an economic collapse…. Many of his proposals centered on changes to the tax code, including limiting deductions for companies that move jobs overseas, rewarding companies that return jobs to the United States and increasing taxes on wealthy Americans.” (New York Times)
Giving politicians more money or more power to manipulate behavior is no solution to anything.
FEE Timely Classic
“They’re Not Insulting Our Mothers” by Sheldon Richman