Arthur Laffer

Economists Fail Republicans On Laffer Curve

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

The Return Of The Free Lunch Party

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

10 Republican Lies For Tax Day

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