Today the first of President Barack Obama’s 21 tax hikes to pay for his massively expensive health care law takes effect, levying a 10 percent tax on tanning salons. With this tax, the president once again breaks his promise not to raise taxes on Americans making less than $250,000 per year. In addition, this time […]
John Nothdurft (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the budget and tax legislative specialist for the Heartland Institute.
As Milton Friedman used to say, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” This is especially true when you talk about “government” picking up the bill for “everyone’s” health care. Any such overhaul is going to cost money… and a lot of it. Most analysts estimate the cost of the proposals being considered by […]