Professors of Inequality

By: Tuesday January 7, 2014 3:45 pm

Laurence Kotlikoff, a “professor of economics at Boston University” and entrepreneurial financial guy, got space in the New York Times to explain that getting rid of the corporate income tax would be great for workers. Kotlikoff worked for Reagan as an economics adviser, so we can guess that he believes deep in his soul that the only reason for corporate taxes is to punish the success of the deserving rich.


Balancing Social Security Obama Style

By: Sunday April 7, 2013 11:30 am

President Obama wants to be seen as the Great Balancer. Balancing with a party on the edge of hysteria is a losing proposition.

You Can’t Get Fooled Again

By: Friday June 3, 2011 6:01 pm

Obama’s very good at making promises that will appeal to progressives, and terrible at keeping them. Or even trying to.

Robbery: The Passionate Fashion of the Swells

By: Sunday November 14, 2010 9:30 am

It is all the fashion in Washington, D.C. One simply must sport a terrible dislike for Social Security and wish with all one’s heart that the money be given instead to the very, very rich, where it will become, I guess, High Society Security.

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