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Tax cuts and tax revenue

I think that it is pretty amazing that conservatives are still pushing the craziness that is the idea that tax cuts create more tax revenue. It is amazing that many Americans have jumped on this train. It is exactly like my telling you that you can eat all of the ice cream that you want and not gain any weight. It is that crazy. Let’s look at this slowly. If I cut taxes, that will reflectively increase tax revenue? So in theory if you keep cutting taxes to zero that would maximize tax revenue? Really? That doesn’t make any sense. Let’s

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Terrible Commuter Train Crash in DC

Extremely sad…   From CNN.com: By late Monday, emergency crews had switched to recovery operations after halting rescue efforts. One of the dead was the operator of one of the trains, transit authority officials said. The National Transportation Safety Board was investigating. The crash occurred just before 5 p.m. on an above-ground track in the District of Columbia near the border with Takoma Park, Maryland. Both trains were on the same track, and one of them was stationary when the crash happened, said John Catoe, Metro general manager. (more… )

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