The boom that wasn’t: The economy has little to show for $860 billion in tax cuts

Since 2001 President Bush and congressional leaders have promised that enacting each of a series of tax cuts would strengthen the economy by bringing faster growth, more jobs, and greater investment. With Congress again debating whether to extend past tax cuts and enact new ones, it’s time to review how much the last four years of tax cuts have affected the U.S. economy and budget outlook. Unfortunately for most Americans, the tax cuts since 2001 have ... Full Story »

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Kelly McBride
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by Kelly McBride - Aug. 2, 2010

This article is five years old and it's reaching the same conclusions that the current articles are reaching. Because of that, I think it merits attention. That said, I've never heard of the Economic Policy Institute. Are they well respected?

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