Presumed Ignorant

Chait, Jonathan
April 2001
New Republic;04/30/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 18, p46
Presents information on some recent socio-political developments in the U.S. Comments on the tax cuts proposed by U.S. President George W. Bush; Views of Frank Bruni, a New York Times reporter, on the proposed tax cuts; Comments on the speech and language used by Bush; Evidence of Bush's Metternichian geopolitical sophistication; Opinion that Bush is something of a foreign policy mastermind.


Related Articles

  • The Bush Plan: Tax Complification. McIntyre, Robert S. // American Prospect;6/17/2002, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p19 

    Deals with the tax cut proposal of U.S. President George W. Bush. Effects of the alternative tax on taxpayers; Reason that alternative tax threaten to engulf the personal income tax; Prediction on the public pressure to fix the alternative tax.

  • The Chauffeur's Dilemma. Hochschild, Arlie // American Prospect;Jul2005, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p51 

    Focuses on the disadvantages of the 2003 tax cuts imposed by the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush. Impact of the proposed budget cuts beginning in 2006 on low-income programs such as education and rental assistance for people with disabilities; Percentage of blue-collar men who...

  • Tax and spend. Kuttner, Robert // American Prospect;9/24/2001-10/8/2001, Vol. 12 Issue 17, p2 

    Comments on the proposal of U.S. President George W. Bush to purse a tax cut and increase social security in 2003. State of social security in the U.S.; Challenges facing policy makers.

  • The Hard Road to Fascism. Gleason, Abott // Boston Review;Summer2003, Vol. 28 Issue 3/4, p15 

    The U.S. is at a turning point in its history. Some intellectuals and journalists have compared the destruction of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein with the fall of the Berlin Wall or even the collapse of the Soviet Union. American power today dominates the world in quite a different way...

  • Bush's fight to keep the checkbook from Congress. Chinni, Dante; Kiefer, Francine; Grier, Peter // Christian Science Monitor;4/10/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 94, p1 

    Discusses the outlook for the tax cut plans of United States president George W. Bush. Efforts of Congress to alter the bill; Issue of discretionary spending; Discussion of the federal budget; Outlook for the cutting of federal programs in the tax cut.

  • Tax Cuts for Rich Increased Federal Revenue By More Than the Estimated Cost of Katrina. Bowyer, Jerry // Human Events;9/26/2005, Vol. 61 Issue 32, p6 

    Comments on the impact of the tax cuts for the wealthy implemented by U.S. President George W. Bush on federal revenues. Potential effects of increasing the taxes on the country's economic performance; Stance of former president Bill Clinton on tax cuts; Average federal revenues per month...

  • Supply-Siders Go to War. McIntyre, Robert S. // American Prospect;11/5/2001, Vol. 12 Issue 19, p9 

    Examines U.S. President George W. Bush's proposed tax cuts. Agreement between Bush and the congressional Democrats in boosting the economy of the country; Downside of Bush's proposed cuts; Criticism on the proposed tax plan.

  • Fiscal Irresponsibility. Reich, Robert B. // American Prospect;8/27/2001, Vol. 12 Issue 15, p48 

    Talks about fiscal responsibility. Quote on U.S. House Minority Leader Richard Gephardt on how he described the tax cut policy of President George W. Bush; Criticisms of Democrats on the proposed tax cuts.

  • Did John Snow sell his deficit-hawk soul to the devil? Or did Bush's moneyman have a plan to get his way all along? Read on. Birnbaum, Jeffrey H. // Fortune International (Europe);9/29/2003, Vol. 148 Issue 6, p42 

    U.S. Treasury Secretary John Snow, in conversations with U.S. President George W. Bush, argued that tax cuts prodded the economy, but now it was time to reckon with the budget deficit, which over the long term would slow economic growth. That would have to mean an end to major tax cutting. That...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics