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“Balanced?” $1 of spending decreases for every $40 in tax increases

That is the so-called “balanced” result of January’s “fiscal cliff agreement”¬†between Congressional Republicans and the White House, according to a column by Stanford professor Michael Boskin in the Wall Street Journal this week. Boskin writes, “An economically ‘balanced’ deficit-reduction program today would mean $5 of actual, not hypothetical, spending cuts per dollar of tax hikes.” […] Read More >>