Were the Bush tax cuts a good idea?, economics homework help

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Were the Bush tax cuts a good idea?

For support of the Bush administration tax cuts go to the Heritage Foundation, at http://www.heritage.org/Research/Taxes/index.cfm.

Also look at http://www.heritage.org/Research/Commentary/2010/07/The-Bush-Tax-Cuts-and-the-Deficit-Myth?query=The+Bush+Tax+Cuts+and+the+Deficit+Myth.

For criticism of the Bush administration tax cuts go to the Citizens for Tax Justice, a think tank whose mission is to “give ordinary people a greater voice in the development of tax laws against the armies of special interest lobbyists for corporations and the wealthy” at http://www.ctj.org/. Pay special attention to:http://ctj.org/pdf/bushtaxcuts2013to2022.pdf

Another site: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/carl-gibson/bush-tax-cuts-will-americ_b_872898.html

1.  Identify two strong arguments in favor (or against) the tax cuts. Fill in on these FOUR arguments.

  • Arguments in favor of the tax cut
  • Source Summary of the argument
  • Arguments against the tax cut
  • Source Summary of the argument 

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