James Pethokoukis

Where Barry Ritholtz questions my tax analysis

June 3, 2010

Superblogger Barry Ritholtz of The Big Picture takes issue with my claim that America’s wealthy have a high tax burden since they pay such a huge share of U.S. taxes. A bit from his email to me (in his own inimitable style):

Will Washington bail out the MSM with an iPad tax?

June 3, 2010

This is actually quite astonishing. A “staff discussion draft” from the Federal Trade Commission recommends ways the government can save journalism. ¬†First, it lists a number of ways Washington can subsidize the media (to the tune of $35 billion a year):