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It’s not taxes, but Republican myths about them, that hurt Louisiana

By Robert Mann It’s one thing to say taxes are too high. That’s a subjective judgment dependent on what you believe the government should provide. It’s quite another thing to argue tax increases always destroy jobs or that tax cuts … Continue reading

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Where are Louisiana’s supply-side believers now?

By Robert Mann Come on, conservatives, I dare you. If there ever was a time when Louisiana’s supply siders should enact their economic theories, it is now. Louisiana faces a devastating $1.6 billion budget shortfall in the coming fiscal year. Tumbling oil … Continue reading

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Sticking it to the Lucky Duckies: Jindal tax plan forces poor to pay their fair share

By Robert Mann Isn’t it remarkable how much conservative politicians just hate – hate! — tax increases on the wealthy? Remember how they howled just a few months ago when President Obama signed into law a modest tax increase on … Continue reading

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