Tax the Rich

Fix Economic Crisis:  Tax the Rich! By Paul Krehbiel The US government budget deficit is now $1.5 trillion, and most states are running out of money too.  Political leaders are wringing their hands and crying in unison:  “There’s just no money.”  Led by Republicans, the only solution, they say, is to cut, cut, cut.  They’re on a slash and burn rampage, pushing draconian cuts in education, health care, pensions, public workers, Social Security, Medicare and nearly every other needed social program and social service job. Republicans have [...]