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An Overdue Book

iForward Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 12:33 PM
Whoah - take a pill, inkling_revival. As I said, whether you call it human nature or bad behavior, the fact is that if the law allows it, people (D or R or I) are going to avoid taxes. That's why the law needs to prohibit avoidance. It already does for most types of avoidance, as I am sure you know.
If everyone in America had read Stephen Moore's new book, "Who's The Fairest of Them All?", Barack Obama would have lost the election in a landslide.

The point here is not to say, "Where was Stephen Moore when we needed him?" A more apt question might be, "Where was the whole economics profession when we needed them?" Where were the media? For that matter, where were the Republicans?

Since "Who's The Fairest of Them All?" was published in October, there was little chance that it would affect this year's election. But this little gem of a book exposes,...