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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Payroll-Tax-Cut Extension Won’t Be Offset


“House lawmakers are returning to Capitol Hill to weigh a proposal by GOP leaders to extend the 2-percentage-point cut in the payroll tax through the end of the year and add the approximately $100 billion cost to the nation’s $15 trillion-plus debt instead of scrounging around the budget for ways to pay for it.” (Washington Post)

What’s another $100 billion in debt?

FEE Timely Classic
“It Makes One’s Head Spin” by Sheldon Richman