Bi-partisan commission on reducing the debt – draft report

With the federal legislative session not exactly in full swing, you have plenty of time to review President Obama’s bi-partisan commission’s “how to reduce the debt” draft report. Unfortunatley, I don’t have time to read much this evening, but I wanted to provide you a link to the PDF for your reading pleasure.

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No tax reform … no VAT tax

There’s a lot about Alan Simpson that just strike me as cranky. But he does force me to think critically. As one of the co-chairs of the Deficit Reduction Commission, I have no doubt that he is sincere in his pledge to cut the deficit down to size, although I hope that includes cutting the government down to size. Read more