Shadow-Boxing on the ‘Right’

More distractions from the edge of the abyss: Two “conservatives” argue whether or not to go after  tax deductions for mortgage deductions, charitable contributions, and state and local taxes.

Of course, the government has no primordial right to our money at all. Nonetheless, the deduction issue would evaporate if we followed the advice of my old boss (and apparently Herman Cain gets his best lines from LRC): “The Good Book says the Lord gets ten percent, and the government shouldn’t get a penny more.”


11:59 am on November 20, 2011