So, there’s no such thing as a good tax?

Let’s just watch the Colorado Springs anti-tax experiment. Important lessons here. Monica Potts adds that many of the private sector jobs in Colorado Springs are for a company subsidized by the Defence Department and that means by federal taxes.  Interesting that these taxes are not under assault.


The debate on user fees heats up here and here.  What seems increasingly evident is that the iconic place of Canada’s healthcare system makes policy discourse awfully hard.  Those who see it as a matter of identity, at the heart of the Canadian self-definition not only protect it from attack but sometimes quite possibly from … Continue reading