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Bloomberg Businessweek on 'Most Economists'
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Job no. 1 for Clark Hoyt: Figure out who wrote the subheadline on the Bloomberg Businessweek cover story: "Most economists agree there's little choice but to end tax cuts from George W. Bush's era." The article makes no mention of any survey of economists on the point, so it's hard to see how it's accurate.

There are other problems with the article. It says, "What Bush and others failed to see was that the Clinton surplus had been a fluke. Capital-gains tax receipts had grown because of the short-lived dot-com boom. A stalemated government was living within its means: Clinton couldn't get spending programs past the Republican-controlled House and Senate and the GOP couldn't get tax cuts past Clinton."

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Public Sector Pay Is Higher
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From a piece on the governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie, in Bloomberg Businessweek:

In the well-to-do New York City suburb of Closter, N.J., which has a below-average crime rate, all but two of the 20 members of the police force are earning more than $100,000 this year, not including benefits or overtime. To blame: Arbitration rules that are tipped in unions' favor.

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The Bloomberg BusinessWeek Tax
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Bloomberg BusinessWeek has a cover story with "ways for the U.S. to shore up its economy," among them, the suggestion that America import from Canada the idea of a 5% national sales tax.

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Bloomberg Businessweek on 'Most Economists'
futureofcapitalism.com

Job no. 1 for Clark Hoyt: Figure out who wrote the subheadline on the Bloomberg Businessweek cover story: "Most economists agree there's little choice but to end tax cuts from George W. Bush's era." The article makes no mention of any survey of economists on the point, so it's hard to see how it's accurate.

There are other problems with the article. It says, "What Bush and others failed to see was that the Clinton surplus had been a fluke. Capital-gains tax receipts had grown because of the short-lived dot-com boom. A stalemated government was living within its means: Clinton couldn't get spending programs past the Republican-controlled House and Senate and the GOP couldn't get tax cuts past Clinton."

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Public Sector Pay Is Higher
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From a piece on the governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie, in Bloomberg Businessweek:

In the well-to-do New York City suburb of Closter, N.J., which has a below-average crime rate, all but two of the 20 members of the police force are earning more than $100,000 this year, not including benefits or overtime. To blame: Arbitration rules that are tipped in unions' favor.

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The Bloomberg BusinessWeek Tax
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Bloomberg BusinessWeek has a cover story with "ways for the U.S. to shore up its economy," among them, the suggestion that America import from Canada the idea of a 5% national sales tax.

Read More...


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