Monthly Archives: June 2022

WSJ-Student Loan Forgiveness Is a Political Bribe

Buying votes for the Democratic Party is the only possible justification for such an unfair giveaway of taxpayer money. By Phil Gramm and Mike Solon June 29, 2022 2:39 pm ET Advocates for student-debt forgiveness are open about their political motivation. “It is actually delusional to believe Dems can get re-elected without...
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WSJ-Trump’s Protectionist Failure

Tax cuts and deregulation spurred the boom. Tariffs delivered neither economic growth nor key states. By  Phil Gramm and Pat Toomey March 2, 2021 1:26 pm ET Donald Trump was America’s first post-Depression presidential nominee to make protectionism a major plank of his platform. During the 2016 campaign he presented it,...
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WSJ-Biden Aims at Profit, Hits Workers

The 2017 corporate tax cuts triggered the blue-collar wage boom. Higher rates would reverse it. By Phil Gramm and Mike Solon April 6, 2021 6:18 pm ET The Biden administration has proposed an array of corporate tax increases with a goal of raising some $1.33 trillion over the next 10 years. That’s...
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