Chasing the unknown
- Tax Cut Harvest: What We Can Expect from the New Bill. Tobin, James // New Republic;3/7/64, Vol. 150 Issue 10, p14
Comments on the tax cut legislation approved by the U.S. Congress in 1964 aimed at reducing unemployment. Impact of tax cuts on the federal budget; Assessment of the implications of the anti-poverty initiative of President Lyndon B. Johnson; State of the gap in demand and production; Analysis...
- Stirring in the Grass Roots. Magnuson, Ed; Kane, Joseph J.; NASH, J. MADELEINE // Time;5/4/1981, Vol. 117 Issue 18, p30
The article offers information on the response of the Americans towards the economic policy of U.S. President Ronald Reagan. It presents a glimpse of the experience of the U.S. Senators during their visit to their constituencies where they encountered the opinions of the public of the country on...
- Deviant Economics. Hassett, Kevin A. // National Review;4/21/2008, Vol. 60 Issue 7, p6
The article presents the author's views on what he sees as mainstream media distortions of the econometrics behind the tax cuts of U.S. President George W. Bush. He says while U.S. fiscal policy is portrayed as irresponsible, statistics show that U.S. income tax as a percentage of gross domestic...
- Politics and the Butterfly Effect. Lucier, James P. // Insight on the News;4/27/2004, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p14
Discusses the failure of U.S. President George W. Bush to calculate the butterfly effect of his 10-year period budget cut proposed in 2004. Reason behind the tax cuts; Impact of the tax cuts on the unemployment rate, prepared by the House Budget Committee; Stand of Democratic presidential...
- Is Bush's Economic Policy Enough? Buckley Jr., William F. // National Review;11/11/2002, Vol. 54 Issue 21, p62
Criticizes U.S. President George W. Bush's domestic economic policy. Discussion of rise in state welfare work; Suggestion that it is the obligation of government to not overtax; Concern for medical-liability reform; Need for an energy policy.
- READ IT AND WEEP. Bartlett, Bruce // National Review;4/20/1984, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p36
The article focuses on policies related to tax rates and tax reform in the U.S. It is shown that the wealthy are probably paying more than their fair share. According to the Tax Foundation, the highest 10 per cent of taxpayers paid 48 per cent of all federal income taxes in 1981. The rising...
- What's Their Beef? Forbes, Steve // Forbes Global;7/21/2003, Vol. 6 Issue 15, p13
Focuses on the effectiveness of the method of calculating the cost of tax cuts proposed by U.S. President George W. Bush. Claim of the opponents of the way the cost of tax cuts are calculated; Change in the calculation of the cost of tax cuts; Implication of government spending for rate cuts.
- THE International Monetary Fund. // Finance Week;1/12/2004, p8
Reports that the International Monetary Fund has asked the United States to forge a clear plan to balance its budget. Observation that tax cuts had given the economy only a modest lift; Warning that the widening fiscal deficits held dangers for domestic and global growth.
- Is The Kennedy Program of Aid For Depressed Areas Sound? PRO. Dodd, Thomas J. // Congressional Digest;Apr61, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p114
Presents the views of the U.S. Senator Thomas J. Dodd supporting the proposed federal aid program to revive economically depressed areas. Overview of the poor economic conditions in specific areas; Benefits from federal assistance programs; Improvement of employment and economic conditions;...