Tag Archives: tax cuts

Perdue, the deficit hawk, votes for bill that would add $1.5 trillion to deficit

Sen. David Perdue hates increases in the federal deficit — except when he votes for them . . .

Tags: David Perdue , federal deficit , tax cuts

Georgia can learn from Kansas’ mistake

The theory that huge tax cuts will pay for themselves and create jobs is once again disproved by Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback . . .

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Georgia’s great experiment didn’t work very well

The idea that continued tax cuts for businesses and corporations would create jobs and spur economic development hasn’t worked that effectively in Georgia, which now has the nation’s highest unemployment rate . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Jason Carter , job creation , Nathan Deal , tax cuts , unemployment rate

The damage being done to public education

In this guest editorial, Joe Martin of the Georgia School Funding Association laments the continuing trend of cutting taxes at the same time the Legislature is cutting state funding of public education . . .

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Trying to figure out job creation

If tax cuts are such a sure-fire way to create jobs, why is Georgia’s unemployment rate so high? . . .

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You can’t have it both ways

Georgia’s congressmen claim they want to reduce the deficit — except for those times when they’re voting on tax breaks for the wealthy . . .

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Deal: More tax cuts are needed

Nathan Deal’s new TV spot promises new job growth if business taxes are cut . . .

Tags: job growth , Nathan Deal , tax cuts , TV spot