Comments on: Deep in the public pension weeds Bridges, budgets, bonds Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:29:08 +0000 hourly 1 By: nixonfan Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:08:48 +0000 Tax breaks for corporations are not subsidies, any more than an across-the-board corporate tax cut is a subsidy. To confiscate less is not a subsidy. Some states have high taxes, but seek to lure employers with tax breaks. Other states have low taxes and don’t need to cut such deals. The proof of the pudding is private sector employment growth, which has favored the low-tax un-unionized staes.