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

Trump’s Kept and Not Yet Kept Promises in First 100 Days

President Donald Trump has scoffed at the measurement even as the White House heralded the successes of his first 100 days in office.  In the final week before this key presidential marker, Trump made progress on several promises such as unveiling a tax reform proposal and talking with leaders of Canada and Mexico about renegotiating the … Continue reading Trump’s Kept and Not Yet Kept Promises in First 100 Days