November 29, 2010 01:20 PM | | Bookmark and Share

Presumptive House Speaker John Boehner recently confessed that “what Washington sometimes calls ‘tax cuts’ are really just poorly disguised spending programs that expand the role of government in the lives of individuals and employers.”  We couldn’t agree more.  What’s odd, though, is that Rep. Boehner has proposed moving Congress toward a “cut-as-you-go” system (or “CutGO”) that would actually make it easier for the government to overspend on these types of programs.  The folly of CutGO, and several much more sensible solutions, are the topic of this recent op-ed from Citizens for Tax Justice.

Read the op-ed

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