Do they want gimmicks like Romney did in MA as Governor and Huckabee in AR -- raise fees and then brag about they didn't raise taxes. That is short term fix not a long term one. Cutting tax loopholes should be in play not cutting taxes across the board until the economy is in better shape. Laying off federal employees like Romney wants to do when he takes office will send this Country into more of a tailspin but then as he said before he "likes to fire people" and smiles.
When are going to get candidates with new ideas who understand the vast majority of the American people and what we go through on a daily basis? This election is about two out of touch candidates although no one can be more out of touch then Romney.
Quotation of the Day…
by on June 11, 2012
… is from page 161 of Robert Higgs’s 2012 book Delusions of Power (original emphasis; link added); here, Bob is writing about policy-making in the U.S. during the reign of LBJ:Had economic theorists rested content with using the microeconomics of the Neoclassical Synthesis strictly as a conceptual device employed in abstract reasoning, it might have done little damage. However, as I have already suggested, this type of theory cried out for application, which in practice was nearly always misapplication. The idealized conditions required for theoretical general-equilibrium efficiency could not possibly obtain in the real world, yet the economists readily endorsed government measures aimed at coercively pounding the real world into conformity with these impossible theoretical conditions. Closely examined, such efforts represented a form of madness.Be Sociable, Share!
Source: Cafe Hayek