A 15% single-rate tax on all income above a livable minimum, would solve all of the tax policy issues.

To determine what a plan to permanently fix the federal income tax code would look like, let’s first look at what the goals of income tax policy should be.

The first…


Biden’s policies have created high inflation, runaway deficits, supply chain issues and excess demand.

It is hard to imagine that economic conditions can worsen at a faster rate than they have during President Biden’s first nine months in office. …


The Pentagon, historically, spends way too much money for just about everything.

Congress might want to look at saving money, instead of finding creative ways to spend it. There are a number of problems with the current trajectory of spending in the federal government. Problem number one is that the…


It should be apparent now that today’s inflation is not transitory.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics just released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the month of September. Even though it appears that the economy slowed down in September, the CPI was higher in September than it was in August…


Biden’s policies are slowing economic activity, increasing prices and ballooning the deficit. Is President Biden the new Jimmy Carter?

In the 1970’s, the US economy experienced an occurrence never seen previously. There was inflation that eventually peaked at 13% while the economic growth had stalled. …


Only the GOP stands in the way of spending the country into oblivion.

“Get out of the way,” President Biden urged. He says if the Republicans are not willing to work with the Democrats to raise the debt ceiling and approve massive spending and tax bills, they should just get…


The public debt is about 140% of annual GDP. That’s a problem. Adding massive amounts of new debt is a bigger problem.

It is a very interesting time for the government’s fiscal policy. The federal government has hit the maximum limit for their borrowing, the Dems want to spend another…


A 15% single-rate tax on all income above a liveable minimum, is an optimum plan.

President Biden wants to finance his huge spending plans by raising taxes mostly on the highest income earners. He argues he wants the wealthy to pay their “fair share.” He has never defined exactly what…


Once the current virus spike subsides, inflation will flare up even after the supply chain issues are resolved.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics just released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for August. The number was .3%, which is the smallest monthly increase since January. That means consumer prices have increased…


It may be time for a major change.

While the debate about the teaching of critical race theory rages from the halls of Congress to school board meetings across the country, others are about the business of reimagining and revolutionizing the educational system in ways that address the real issues…

Michael Busler

Dr. Busler is an economist and a public policy analyst. He is a Professor of Finance at Stockton University. His op-ed columns appear in Townhall, Newsmax.

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