Taxes as Fiscal Policy
The first issue in all of these proposals is that they all talk first about cutting or raising someone's taxes, but the real impact actually centers on the budget cuts. The fact that so many of us count on these programs for our needs, to receive services, to ensure that we have buses, to keep parks open, etc., gets lost in favor of partisan disputes and the possibility that the systems we count on could get better if we had a smarter focus on letter our Commander in Chief also play the role of being an Administrator in Chief. Our founders created three centers of government, with the Congress writing laws and the courts clarifying what they mean. But the executive branch is supposed to execute not just have an agenda of its own (USA.gov).
The important issue that seems to be getting lost on many...
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