Today’s Brew 3-9-18

Ryan Ellis at Forbes.com on the tax increases Democrats want to deliver:

Democrats Release Tax Hike Plan

Instead of figuring out how to raise taxes, Congressional Democrats would do better to work in a bipartisan manner to make the middle class and pro-jobs tax relief just passed into law permanent. A rising tide lifts all boats.


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Today’s Brew 12-7-17

Today’s Brew 12-6-17

This interview from this morning with Governor Andrew Cuomo arguing for more redistribution instead of tax reform is quite remarkable. And pay attention to Cuomo’s argument that the blue states were not part of the negotiations. That was their choice. No Democrat, including Chuck Schumer of Cuomo’s New York, wanted to be anywhere near anything like tax reform. For being an NPR interview, there was considerable pushback from the host, and for good reason: Cuomo’s answers were beyond egregious. Here are the show notes, and you can listen here:



Also this morning, NPR has a show called 1A that devoted the entire show to tax reform and what it means for each of us.

Will The Tax Plan Put More Money In My Pocket?

Republican Congressman Jim Renacci of Ohio is quite good. Later there is a panel which is 2 to 1, with Alex Brill of AEI as the only sane voice.


 

Today’s Brew 11-10-17

Keynesian Democrats caught lying about tax reform:

FACT CHECK: Would ’Over 50 million’ Families Pay More Taxes Under The GOP Tax Bill?

“Over 50 million taxpaying households will pay more taxes every April 15” under the House Republicans’ tax reform bill, Democratic Rep. Tony Cárdenas of California claimed Tuesday on the House floor.

Verdict: False