A Taxing Issue

So what’s going to happen with the Bush tax cuts? Democrats are in disarray on the subject; Republicans want all cuts extended, noting that one group—the so-called “rich”—should not be penalized. After all, that is the group that creates jobs. Ideological blinders, however, mask that reality. To some, those who create the jobs are the greedy perpetrators of inequality. Those critics are the equivalent of the TSA on the economic front:

The taxpayers, in their view, are the repository from which they can finance all their big-government fantasies:

That repository is not unlimited.

How about cutting spending instead and raising no one’s taxes? What a unique idea. Actually, the idea isn’t really that unique, but its implementation is.