If Trump Were Serious about Tax Cuts, He’d Be Serious about Spending Cuts

I want tax cuts. I support tax cuts. I relish tax cuts. I like tax cuts because I’m a curmudgeonly libertarian and I think people should have the first claim on the money they earn. I like tax cuts because I’m an economist and we’ll get more growth if penalties on productive behavior are reduced. … Continue reading If Trump Were Serious about Tax Cuts, He’d Be Serious about Spending Cuts

Did Trump decrease the debt by $12 billion? Ha, ha…No.

The national debt decreased by $12 billion in Trump's first month month...as long as you define "month" as "34 days" and make sure it ends on Feb. 23. Between Jan. 20 and Feb. 23, total national debt decreased by $12 billion, even though Trump made no spending or borrowing decisions. There's a reason Trump stopped … Continue reading Did Trump decrease the debt by $12 billion? Ha, ha…No.