The dream may never die, but reality should dispel it
New: Rep. Buddy Carter confirms to me that his Fair Tax Act will get its first-ever floor vote as part of speaker talks. Bill abolishes IRS, eliminates tax code, replacing income taxes with consumption tax – rolling back pieces of GOP tax law It was a demand of the 20 holdouts
As I indicated at the top of my last post before Christmas, I will be writing just twice next week, for Wednesday and Friday.
The election of Donald Trump in 2016 created a serious problem for conservative intellectuals.
For decades, they had mostly been defending a lightly updated version of the “fusionism” first articulated in the early National Review by Frank Meyer. This ideological configuration advocated moral traditionalism on social issues and support for pro-business libertarianism when it came to taxes and regulations.