Even if Ducey is right about higher revenue, it doesn’t cover his spending spree.
Monthly Archives: April 2018
Where’s the next Paul Ryan?
With trillion-dollar deficits just around the corner and Paul Ryan retiring, who will lead the cause of fixing the finances of the federal government?
Should the United States become a giant Switzerland?
Our international engagements, in Syria and elsewhere, runs risks hugely disproportionate to our true security interests.
What’s wrong with Ducey’s teacher pay plan
It’s imprudent, if not reckless, budgeting, and sets two precedents that could haunt the state for decades.
Why does the left hate Ducey so much?
A neuralgic reaction to Trump, I get. But Ducey?
Fundamental ed finance and tax reforms worth thinking about
True backpack funding and replacing existing taxes with a business gross receipts tax would be better for students, government finance and the economy.
A simple, sensible way to restore K-12 funding
Increases the sales tax, increase the base level in school finance formula. Be done.
Realtors aid howitzer at tax reform
Economists and public finance experts think expanding the sales tax to include services is a good idea. The Realtors are circulating an initiative to preclude it.
Congress should pass a digital property bill of rights
Rather than a Facebook show trial, Congress should give individuals an enforceable property right to their personal data.
The right reason for a trade war with China
The objective shouldn’t be to manage trade with China. It should be to protect the integrity of the U.S. system of democratic capitalism.