stimulus package Archive

Payroll tax cut from stimulus package

[Skip to the end] Unbelievable… It strikes me as ironic that both houses found payroll tax cuts the only thing they could agree to drop. Barack H. Obama made this cut his central promise and it is the most stimulative element in the package. [top] ...Read More

Krugman: Stimulus package is now way inadequate

[Skip to the end] He’s starting to sound more like me. Maybe reading my blog? Be interesting if he starts pushing a full payroll tax holiday, though that’s tough for a Democrat ideologically nowadays, even though it’s their constituency that’s the most severely punished by it and needs it the most to ...Read More