Creative Revenue Solutions

By: Thursday February 28, 2013 7:00 pm

This sounds like a fine outside-the-box strategy for scrounging up some extra cash to help reduce the deficit shore up social programs fix our crumbling infrastructure subsidize more tax cuts for the rich, but it completely overlooks the financial possibilities of naming rights.

 

Top Democrats Demand More Revenue to Deal with Sequester

By: Monday February 4, 2013 9:30 am

With the sequestration cuts set to take place in less than a month the attention of Washington is going to turn back to the deficit. To begin laying the groundwork for this next fight top Democrats are demanding that more revenue be part of any new deals.

Republican Anti-Tax Pledge May Again Be What Protects Medicare and Social Security

By: Monday January 7, 2013 10:40 am

The best hope for protecting Social Security and Medicare from benefit cuts during the next round of manufactured crises continues to be the Republican unwillingness to accept any new taxes.

Shorter John Kyl: Republicans Want Tax Cuts for the Rich; Nevermind the Deficit

By: Monday July 12, 2010 3:35 pm

So Republicans claim they want to eliminate the budget deficits, because deficits are per se a threat to the economy and moral government, and they just cause jobless people to be lazy and cause states to hire too many firemen and police and teachers . . . but the deficit hysterics make an exception for that part of deficits caused by the Bush tax cuts, which are, uh, different.

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