Arthur Laffer

Back in June, Mitt Romney's top economic adviser Glenn Hubbard caused a stir when he took his partisan politics beyond the water's edge and onto the op-ed page of a German newspaper. Now, the man the New York Times labeled Romney's "go-to Read more...
Among the myriad Republican myths about taxes, the most pernicious and demonstrably false - that "tax cuts pay for themselves" - is the mostly deeply held by the GOP faithful. As President George W. Bush famously (and erroneously) put it, "You Read more...
From Frank Luntz's event in Iowa this Friday hosted by CafeMom, here are one of the less warm and fuzzy moments from Gingrich that did not result in him being moved to tears as he did later in the event when asked about his own mother. It wasn't Read more...
Herman Cain's now ubiquitous 9-9-9 tax plan went from the ridiculous to the sublime during Tuesday night's Republican presidential debate. While House Republicans and Grover Norquist had complained that the pizza mogul's proposals constituted a Read more...
I'm sure most people who read this blog have missed this but Fox New's Brit Hume has been doing a six part series "documenting" the history of the conservative movement in America. The segments featured here include the tale of the first Laffer Read more...

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As Ronald Reagan's budget chief almost thirty years ago, a frustrated David Stockman famously lamented that when it comes to spending discipline, "there are no real conservatives in Congress." Now, three decades after he concluded "the Read more...
[media id=10496] Glenn Beck has become a cartoon. You can pretty much guarantee that every afternoon, you can tune in and find Beck saying something Read more...
Countdown's Worst Persons for Aug. 6, 2009 with winner Authur Laffer. Runners up Lou Dobbs and Rush Limbaugh. Read more...
The truth may set you free, but not if you're a Republican and the subject is taxes. After all, 95% of American families as promised received a tax Read more...
[media id=6660] From Real Time Oct. 24, 2008 the panel of Tim Robbins, Carol Liefer, Matt Dowd and Arthur Laffer discuss how things will go for the D Read more...