Episode 25: Solving the Fiscal Cliff With Tax Increases, and Guest Contributor Meryl Yourish
In this, the last episode for 2012, I have a special treat.
First, as the countdown to the Fiscal Cliff continues, tax increases seem to be the only way Democrats in Congress think that we can close the deficit gap. But Michael Barone points out that, no, tax increases alone will never be enough. It’s not the panacea that Democrats claim it to be. Another point is that higher tax rates don’t typically produce more tax revenue. So, what is the solution?
And the special treat is a guest contribution by Meryl Yourish. She and I contributed to the late, lamented Shire Network News podcast. She’s now a published author, but she agreed to do a special segment for my podcast. Meryl’s often noticed the many double standards that are applied to the country of Israel that don’t apply to its neighbors. That’s right; it’s Israeli Double-Standard Time!
Regarding the above-mentioned double standard (Yourish.com)
Bibi and the world’s double standard on Israel (Yourish.com)
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