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Obama, Democrats Favor Worst of Bad Ideas

Dan107 Wrote: Dec 31, 2012 9:25 AM
Actually, Obama does have a plan to lower the unemployment rate. His plan is to watch those without jobs run through their unemployment insurance benefits and then stop counting those that drop off the list towards the official unemployment numbers. He sees it as a great plan. He doesn't have to lift a finger.

As Barack Obama and the Democrats in Congress finalize plans for whom to increase tax rates on and by how much – all in the name of preventing the nation from going over the "fiscal cliff," of course – the following may being of interest to readers of this page, if not to the politicians.

Earlier this month, Scott Hodge, President of the Tax Foundation, published a ranking of fifteen ideas to create "new revenues as a component of any bipartisan deal to reduce the federal deficit."  Hodge utilized findings of extensive studies by OECD economists...