John Hendrickson: The best economic policy can be summed up by tax cuts, budget cuts, and limited government, or to phrase it in simple terms: Constitutional government.
Shane Vander Hart: Depending on who you ask the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) that Congress passed this week will usher in the apocalypse or it is the best thing since sliced bread.
All of Iowa’s Republican Congressional Delegation voted for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and praised its passage citing tax relief for Iowa’s families.
John Hendrickson: President Trump and Republicans in Congress should follow the example of Andrew Mellon who promoted tax cuts and fiscal discipline.
Congressman David Young (R-Iowa): The new tax plan delivers what Iowans need – more money in their pockets, a simpler and fairer tax code, and bigger paychecks.
John Gustavsson shares four things that conservatives need to understand about economics and about economic policy heading towards the 2016 elections.
(Watchdog.org) Lincoln, NE – Gov. Dave Heineman proposed spending $220 million of the state’s record-high cash reserve in order to reduce income and property taxes over the next three years, leaving a half-billion-dollar cushion. Combine that with savings from holding state spending increases to about 4 percent, and the state could reduce taxes by $370 […]
Governor Terry Branstad (R-IA) today signed Senate File 295 into law that will provide an estimated 4.4 billion dollars in property tax relief.
When looking at 2016 one has to consider new Indiana Governor Mike Pence, but how will he handle conservative legislation that is deemed controversial?
The Des Moines Register’s vision for the Iowa Legislature in 2013 is full of tax hikes and spending increases. We should be doing the exact opposite.
O! Ronaldus Maximus! Your erstwhile companions doth exalt thy record above Cirrus and Cumulus, making thee to be a saint upon thine own merits. They hang both Obamius and Huccabaeus upon the same gallows, the one for claiming you as a liberal, the other for denying the same. Chedloxius Act III Winnie the Pooh […]
Did former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee just call the late President Ronald Reagan a RINO? He seemed dangerously close to saying soo Writing about an interview that Governor Huckabee had on Fox News after the Presidential debate, Shane D’Aprile reported at The Hill on some of the comments that Huckabee made: “And do I believe […]
Perhaps I should be used to it by now, but once again some leftist has baldly asserted that supply side economics are nonsense. This morning it was Howard Dean on MSNBC. He said supply side economics are “hooey”. But he wasn’t finished yet (this man is an accomplished demagogue). He said Ronald Reagan proved they […]
Today’s perusal of RealClearPolitics brought an interesting juxtaposition of two views that was particularly sharp. Paul Krugman of The New York Times and CNBC’s Lawrence Kudlow both had articles posted dealing with the economy and divergent approaches to taxation and regulation. Krugman has proved himself to be a true believer in what is said to […]
Miscellany to kick off the weekend. John Piper: 9 Ways to Know the Gospel of Christ Is True Principled Discovery: Why I’m not a “crunchy con” The Foundry: New Study Shows Tax Cuts Most Effective Stimulus Investors Business Daily: Power To Spare (their take on Sarah Palin vs. Vice President Joe Biden on energy policy) […]
No that couldn’t possibly be the reason why North Dakota was the only state to gain jobs. Cutting taxes may, just may help create jobs. I know who would have thought that cutting the taxes of those who create jobs would allow them keep more money so they could create more jobs. Novel concept. North […]