Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Saturday, May 20, 2017

Ryan McMaken, Mises Institute: Unfortunately, it is clear that under [President] Trump the federal government has every intention of spending as it always has. Indeed, the Trump administration plans to spend even more than its predecessors by raising military spending without making any sizable cuts to any other program. So what does it mean if the government plans to spend more but says it will cut its revenue via tax cuts? It means there will be more deficit spending. And, contrary to what Dick Cheney may think, deficits do matter, and they mean higher costs for many millions of Americans. If we define a "tax" as a cost imposed on Americans by the government, then Trump's tax cuts will do nothing to lower these costs, and will only increase them in at least three ways ...

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Here you go Boaz.... That 'ya Boy. And notice the author before you give me any of that "biased" --------.

#1 | Posted by lfthndthrds at 2017-05-19 01:36 PM | Reply

Of course he is going to a) push the payment for his goodies down the road like every good cancervative and b) raise taxes definitely on the poor and middle class.

Yurtle however has said that anything that comes from the Senate will have to be revenue neutral. So is Donny's plan dead?

#2 | Posted by 726 at 2017-05-19 01:57 PM | Reply

Mises institute....LOL! This is like talking the Marx's institute on the opposite end of the spectrum.

#3 | Posted by Crassus at 2017-05-20 11:23 AM | Reply

This has a hint of Ray!

#4 | Posted by Crassus at 2017-05-20 11:23 AM | Reply

Of course he is going to a) push the payment for his goodies down the road like every good cancervative and b) raise taxes definitely on the poor and middle class.

And good liberals don't raise taxes? Oh, they just raise user fees in extreme on the people, the poor and middle class, just so they don't call it taxes. Some how fees are good and taxes are bad but the money all goes to the same place, not the people.

#5 | Posted by Crassus at 2017-05-20 11:28 AM | Reply

#5

You do realize the same guy that wrote the Venezuela story Boaz has on the back page wrote this, right?

#6 | Posted by lfthndthrds at 2017-05-20 11:41 AM | Reply

#5
fees? that you best you got?

#7 | Posted by ichiro at 2017-05-20 12:11 PM | Reply

#5, yes good liberals raise taxes, on those who can afford to pay them, and likely would never notice the difference in their bottom line! It is obvious at this point that the GOP and Drumpf are looking to lower taxes on the rich while they cut programs that assist the poor and middle-class, and also increase taxes on the poor and middle-class. This is a massive redistribution of wealth upward, away from what all you Drumpf ball washers claim is his "base" toward the oligarchs who are the money people behind Drumpf and the GOP.

#8 | Posted by _Gunslinger_ at 2017-05-20 08:38 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

#8 |

NW.... there's still an off chance that the GOP won't be able to cut enough kid's lunch programs for Mackris to get that new sailboat. And if you ask her, she'll tell you straight up which is more important.

But I have faith in Yurtle and Eddie Munster, they'll do it for their donars. It's what killing the ACA is all about, too, ya know, billions in tax cuts for the very, very wealthy.

That's just how they roll.

#9 | Posted by Corky at 2017-05-20 09:00 PM | Reply

yes good liberals raise taxes, on those who can afford to pay them,

Well smart guy, tell us who Obama raised taxes on over the last 8 years? The rich continued to get richer and the middle and poor still declined.

#10 | Posted by Crassus at 2017-05-21 02:32 AM | Reply

Obama raised taxes on the rich at least twice, once with the stimulus package and again with the ACA. Which just proves that raising taxes on the rich makes the economy healthier and ultimately makes the rich even richer. Once the Dems lost the house, of course there would be no more raising taxes on the GOP's golden calves. Raising taxes on the rich helped to save the economy from recession. At the end of his 8 years in office, wages had finally begun to rise as unemployment shrank and we went from an employer's market to an employee's market. Drumpf took over a very healthy economy, but don't worry, he and the GOP will screw it up just like Bush did, if not worse.

#11 | Posted by _Gunslinger_ at 2017-05-21 04:58 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

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