The President’s Other Pitch

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expert perspective telescopeExpert Perspective by Robert Cirkiel

The House bill was announced earlier this week. Details are forthcoming but the tab is 1.2 trillion over 10 years. Half of the funding will come from cost reductions, mostly in Medicare. The other half is raised by…

Drum roll…

Taxing the rich.

I have nothing against taxing the rich – it keeps them out of trouble – but it seems like this administration has been to the well one too many times on that source of tax revenue. It’s beginning to remind me of the financing scheme in the Producers. “Bialystock and Boom. Bialystock and Boom.”

Stay tuned as I analyze the bill and report back.

Email Robert Cirkiel at robert.cirkiel@grahall.com

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