Seth Hanlon and Michael Linden show that President Obama’s “Buffett Rule” is hardly class warfare, as critics charge. It’s merely a plea for tax fairness that so strikingly echoes ones Ronald Reagan made 25 years ago, it might be called the “Reagan Rule.”
Those attacking the president’s plan for adding $1.5 trillion in revenue over the next 10 years should look at the other deficit reduction plans out there, says Michael Linden.
Michael Ettlinger and Michael Linden examine the differences between the president’s plan announced today and the House plan enacted earlier this year.
Michael Linden and Michael Ettlinger compare the two presidents’ records on taxes and find that President Obama’s first-term cuts are bigger than President Bush’s.
Issue Brief Michael Ettlinger and Michael Linden offer guidance to the super committee on how to achieve deficit reduction.
New Congressional Budget Office update shows that the deficits will all but disappear so long as Congress does nothing, observes Michael Linden.
Michael Linden runs the latest economic numbers through Douglas Holtz-Eakin’s equations to show that the Recovery Act worked exactly as intended.
Michael Ettlinger y Michael Linden analizan los problemas, y las posibilidades, del acuerdo para aumentar el límite de la deuda nacional.
Michael Linden presents the facts about the extent of deficit reduction delivered up today by the new budget law, ignoring for the moment the terms of the deal.
Michael Ettlinger and Michael Linden look at the problems with and the potential in the deal.
Michael Linden and Sarah Ayres present 10 key facts central to understanding why the U.S. Congress cannot let extremists on the right ruin our nation’s credit rating, gut our government, and harm working Americans and their families.
Michael Ettlinger and Michael Linden reprise their chart on the cost of a debt default in August and September in light of the most recent economic growth figures.
Michael Linden explains why we must raise the debt ceiling, and what will happen if we don't.
The president’s latest deficit reduction offer to House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) shows he is willing to go far to the right of other bipartisan plans to make a deal, writes Michael Linden.