Posts Tagged ‘proportional taxation’

  • Our Transportation Infrastructure is Crumbling

    Who Will Pay For Our Roads?

    Sep 18, 12 • 263 Views • No Comments

    In President Obama’s State of the Union address last January, he referred to the problem of our crumbling transportation infrastructure. One solution is at the gas pump. When you filled your tank, you paid for fuel and probably also a road. In 1956, the...  [read more]

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    How Much is $250,000?

    Jun 29, 11 • 225 Views • No Comments

    Told that someone earns $250,000 a year, you should ask, “Where do you live?” According to CNN, you would need to earn $545,000 in Manhattan to spend what $250,000 will buy in Missoula, Montana. On this map, you can see how your cost of living...  [read more]

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    Taxing Decisions

    Apr 10, 10 • 254 Views • No Comments

    Some people believe that government spends more when it has an affluent population to pay for it.  In a recent NY Times column, David Leonhardt presents a slightly different perspective. Instead, he says that because we are a more affluent society,...  [read more]