zaterdag 16 december 2017

‘On tax cuts, Trump is the modern JFK’

 
CNN Stephen Moore, a CNN economic analyst, writes about the ways that President Trump “seems to share JFK’s wisdom” when it comes to tax cuts. Moore explains that when tax cuts were enacted following President John F. Kennedy’s death, “America experienced one of the greatest periods of prosperity in our history.” The same effect was later “duplicated when Ronald Reagan chopped the top income tax rate.”

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Washington Examiner reports on the Trump Administration’s rollout of a “global campaign to combat those who overstay their visas in the US.” The Department of Homeland Security introduced new requirements today that will instruct “countries with high rates of citizens overstaying select visas in the U.S. to launch campaigns educating people against breaking U.S. immigration laws,” Anna Giaritelli writes.
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The Wall Street Journal Editorial Board writes “The Internet Is Free Again,” hailing the Trump Administration’s move to kill Obama-era rules that established the Federal Communications Commission as a political gatekeeper. The Journal details the consumer benefits of this ruling, including the ways that it will help rural America.
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Mark Hemingway of The Weekly Standard walks through an assortment of media blunders in their reporting of the President. Hemingway writes that “anonymous sources dominate Trump coverage,” which creates “a problem for readers, who should rightly be skeptical of information someone isn’t willing to vouch for by name.”
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A column by Sal Nuzzo and Brandon Arnold in the Tampa Bay Times details how “tax reform is the right path forward for Florida.” They note that the President’s tax plan “aims to spark the economy,” “lower corporate income taxes,” and “reduce the incentive for businesses to relocate overseas, keeping jobs here in the United States.”