He may have lost the election (barely), but Ed Gillespie is determined to win the argument for Republicans on health care.
Odds are I’m in the distinct minority on BD regarding a (yet unstarted) Stimpson-Howell nomination race, so even if BD did endorsements, it wouldn’t go as I wish. Here’s why I think voters in the 28th District should rather see things my way.
I have written on this subject before, and now the effects of high taxes and population migration are playing out in a substantial, political way: the decline of about 40% of Congressional seats in the northeast. According to the Census Bureau, high taxpayers are moving south. It notes that in the 11 states that comprise […]
The Tax Foundation released its first global stat called the “International Tax Competitiveness Index”. This index aims to measure two criteria, competitiveness and neutrality, by examining “the extent to which a country’s tax system adheres to”, these “two important principles of tax policy”. The index accounted for more than 40 tax positions and policies. In […]
Just like the recent rise of business inversions — moving business HQ abroad — the United States has seen an uptick (up 221%) in Americans renouncing their citizenship. The elephant in the room in both these cases is taxes: both high taxes and burdensome tax compliance in foreign jurisdictions. Instead of facing the problems directly, […]
This week, the Commonwealth rewards her citizens for getting prepared for hurricane (or derecho… or tornado… ) season by allowing us to purchase the preparatory supplies for the impending storms sales-tax-free. (Reminiscent of the days when I used to run a restaurant and kids would ask for a raise based on their accomplishment of ‘being […]