The thing about lowering taxes is…

I’m in favor of lowering and simplifying America’s tax code. There is wide bi-partisan consensus amongst economists and (not-as-wide, but still some) consensus amongst politicians that America’s bloated, convoluted tax code can and should be made significantly simpler and smaller. The US tax code is currently approximately 73,000 pages long. That’s longer than the Bible! … Continue reading The thing about lowering taxes is…

People don’t trust mainstream journalism because it has forgotten how to even aspire to present reality

New York University journalism professor Jay Rosen has written an enlightening essay titled “The Quest for Innocence and the Loss of Reality in Political Journalism”. It’s an academic’s way of saying the news is kinda fatuous because often news organizations strive too hard to be ‘objective’ in a way that misses the point – they … Continue reading People don’t trust mainstream journalism because it has forgotten how to even aspire to present reality