Obama’s Tax Plan

My latest column is up over at AND Magazine!

Here is an excerpt:

In his grand “pivot” back to the economy (his nineteenth since taking office back in 2009), President Obama has come up with a grand new scheme to save our economy, or something. At the least, his plan lets him mock Republicans, and it seems this president never passes up an opportunity to thumb his nose at the opposition.

President Obama’s plan involves lowering America’s corporate tax rates, then using the revenue generated by that reform to fund more infrastructure projects.

Let me repeat that: President Obama’s plan involves LOWERING America’s corporate tax rates, then using the REVENUE generated by that reform to fund more infrastructure projects.

What President Obama is doing here is not as much a plan to help the economy recover as it is an insult to the intelligence of every American capable of basic logical thought. After all, how many years did this president spend telling us that Congress must allow the Bush tax cuts to expire because we could not afford the “cost” of those tax cuts? And yet now, when his main goal seems to be finding any possible excuse to dodge his “phony” scandals, he is finally willing to acknowledge that tax cuts lead to increased revenues?

It’s enough to make your head blow clean off of your shoulders.

Continue reading here.

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