Job Tax Credit Gains Popularity

“The idea of a tax credit for companies that create new jobs, something the federal government has not tried since the 1970s, is gaining support among economists and Washington officials grappling with the highest unemployment in a generation.” (New York Times, Wednesday)

More “creative” tinkering when it’s retrenchment that is needed.

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“Human Ignorance and Social Engineering” by Wendy McElroy