Paul K starts us out this week with a compelling defense of Medicare, age 50 this week, against mindless right-wing attacks. In passing, Paul points out that raising the Medicare eligibility age would “hardly save any money.” He’s talking about the federal budget here, but if one broadens the scope, as I think you should,… Read more
Over at PostEverything. It’s an important tax with useful incentives. But my original post paid inadequate attention to some key features.
Over at PostEverything. Not the most popular position, I know. But I think it’s the right one.
Forgot to post a few pieces that went up at PostEverything in recent days. Health care, the Fed…you know…all fun stuff!
At one level, today’s Supreme Court decision to preserve the tax subsidies that allow low- and middle-income people to afford health insurance is a marvelous, miraculous win. I’m sure that the millions who depend on those subsidies (in states where the federal government runs the exchange) are hugely relieved that they can continue to receive… Read more