Click here for the hyper-detailed and dynamic graph. There are some really statist statements in the data. However, on the whole, it’s pretty good. Nice resource.
A flat tax is probably a good idea. – Like 0%. But 10% across the board would be progress. The economy would dance.
Below the author gives some more ideas. We don’t endorse any of them necessarily. Just food for thought and discussion.
Only with dogs.
California is a strange and deeply crony land. That’s it Governor Brown, raise taxes and grease the political skids.
We have no problem with anyone getting paid for performing well in the marketplace. However, if one is leaning on the taxpayers to make ends meet (or worse leaning on taxpayers simply because one can) perhaps a 50% executive pay increase isn’t warranted.
Don’t worry. It’s for a good cause.
Every budget has winners and losers. (Hey at least we have a budget.) But the losers for too long have been the American taxpayers. This must change. There is perhaps some – some – hope here. Though that $54 billion for the Pentagon should be given back to the American people.
One of the rules in my family growing up was “never go to a European hospital if it could be avoided.” Not that it mattered much because after the earliest part of my life we never went back to Europe.
No doubt things are better now but my parents had some interesting experiences (to say the least) with the British and Italian health care systems.