David Cay Johnston

Obama’s hamburger problem

March 8, 2012

If PresidentĀ Barack Obama can persuadeĀ Congress to reduce the corporate income tax rate to 28 percent from 35 percent, he will move tax rates closer to what other modern countries charge.

Fact-free fiscal farce

August 2, 2011

By David Cay Johnston

The author is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

The Washington debate over whether to voluntarily default on the U.S. government’s obligations revealed a serious political ailment in Congress: mass economic amnesia.