Major tax reform is on the table. Most liberal and conservative politicians agree it needs doing. As various lobbying groups call for cutting this or saving that, we can expect constant calls by others for offsets. To many politicians, this becomes an automatic call to raise taxes on the wealthy in order to offset tax cuts elsewhere.
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Jeffrey H. Joseph
Jeffrey H. Joseph is a business professor at The George Washington University School of Business.
Facebook has come under sharp criticism from conservatives following allegations from former contractors that employees censored right-leaning stories and media outlets from Facebook’s news feed. Not to be outdone, Google has decided to wear ideology on its sleeve and ban ads from certain legal businesses—and the company may actually profit, too.
It’s no secret that there are plenty of policymakers who would love to see soda and sugary snack food banned altogether. But what if instead of Congress voting to pass laws against the products directly, federal agencies simply acted on their own to pressure stores to stop selling such products altogether, “choking off” the manufacturers’ ability to do business?