The report to which the article refers was a distributional analysis done by the Tax Policy Center of the Urban Institute/Brookings Institution. You can read it here. They do probably the best, most thorough, and most objective analysis of tax policy you can find. In the report, they bent over backwards to make the most favorable assumptions possible for Mr. Romney's plan, but the result was still a large tax cut for the wealthiest, and a tax increase for everybody else. Gee, why am I not surprised? These days, "lower taxes for the rich" is almost the entirety of Republican policy.
"For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations,
for nature cannot be fooled."
The second coming of "voodoo economics".
Il colore del cielo, la forza del mare.
You guys don't get it. There's nothing wrong with the Ryan plan if your goal is to destroy government.
Since that's been their stated goal for nearly 35 years now, the Ryan plan is just another, but considerably more in-your-face, expression of their goal.
“We have tracked the economic health of the nation for a long time. The reason we track those things is that the government is full of economists, not psychologists. If we know money doesn’t buy happiness, why are we optimizing for money?”
Adam Kramer, PhD candidate, Psychology, U. of OR.
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And other things, too.