Monthly Archives: August 2010

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A Stimulus that Would Actually Work

Economist Arthur Laffer  in his Wall Street Journal article, Unemployment Benefits Aren’t Stimulus,  notes how much better off we would be if the government had tried a different stimulus. Any government program that would reduce unemployment has to make working…

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Consitutional Herpes

Virginia’s Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has won the right to have his state challenge the health care bill.  He insists that the federal government has no right to require the purchase of health insurance, or any product. It is unprecedented…

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Work and Productivity

One of the reasons politicians and economists fail to understand the Laffer Curve is the confusion of work with productivity.  Politicians understand that higher taxes may make people work harder to attain the same level of after tax income, but…

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