Yes, Europeans provide more generous social insurance/social welfare benefits than in the US. They also understand that the population as a whole, not mythical millionaires and billionaires, must pay.
So, readers, I had every intention of keeping this space nonpartisan, so I'm going to say this in the most nonpartisanly-way possible: the just-released Pritzker tax plan (as linked to at CapitolFax.com) is terrible. I should preface this by saying that I have no objection to graduated income taxes in principle. They give due recognition … Continue reading Pritzker’s tax plan: now we know