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Monday, October 3, 2011

Politicians Oppose All Tax Favoritism But Their Own


“Plenty of lawmakers are against tax breaks and so-called loopholes. Unless, of course, they personally helped create them…. The disconnect between the lawmakers’ words and deeds reflects the political hurdles that Congress and the White House face as they look to cut at least $1.2 trillion from the national debt.” (New York Times)

Who thought hypocrisy was so common?

FEE Timely Classic
“The Hidden Cost of Taxation” by Dwight R. Lee