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Phil Gramm, McCain’s "Economic" Advisor, Speaks

James Pethokoukis interviews Phil Gramm, economic advisor to John McCain. Here’s Gramm The interesting thing about the economic debate that we are about to have in America is that nowhere in the world can the two Democrat candidates show an example of countries that have succeeded economically by raising taxes, increasing government spending, and instituting […]

Dynamic Scoring – Two Simple Graphs Tell a Story

In this era of tax cuts, we’re bound to hear more about “dynamic scoring” from those who simply refuse to look at data. Here is James Pethokoukis, who has a blog at US News: One big problem is that budgeteers surely would crunch the numbers and claim the plan would result in $2 trillion to […]