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Tax Common Sense

Bruce Bartlett speaks of economic common sense in the midst of the current political circus.

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Conservatives for Higher Taxes – Economix Blog – NYTimes.com

“I am not, in general, in favor of tax increases,” [Kevin D. Williamson] wrote on Tuesday, “but I think that … conservatives would do better to support a budget plan that combines real spending cuts with tax increases than to support a budget that does nothing to reduce spending but leaves taxes where they are or reduces them.”

via Conservatives for Higher Taxes – Economix Blog – NYTimes.com.

At some point ideology must yield to reality.