Brief Teddy Roosevelt Redux?
C. Eugene Steuerle
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The debate over the relationship between government and the rich has been part of every presidential contest for more than a century. But myths and misunderstandings pervade attempts to compare 2012 and 1910 with policy prescriptions in mind. Chief among the myths propagated by both political parties is that, for better or worse, larger and more engaged government has come about through taxing the rich.
Research Areas Taxes and budgets
Tags Individual taxes Federal budget and economy