Taxes and Unshared Sacrifice

It's tax time so it's appropriate to look at the fairness of the tax code.  One of the greatest beneficiaries of the Bush-era tax cuts were hedge fund managers.  Hedge fund managers are people on Wall Street who manage other people's money, not primarily their own.  In return, they get paid fees for managing the … Continue reading Taxes and Unshared Sacrifice

Museum of the Middle Class?

The Onion was trying to be funny when they published this article back in 2004. I'm not so sure it's so absurd any more. Maybe we could use a "museum of the middle class". SCHAUMBURG, IL—The Museum of the Middle Class, featuring historical and anthropological exhibits addressing the socioeconomic category that once existed between the … Continue reading Museum of the Middle Class?