Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill has been sentenced to three months in prison for failing to pay about $1 million in taxes. She was also sentenced Monday in Newark to three additional months of home confinement. (May 6)
Kevin: Taxes have very little to do with economic growth. Republicans have touted this fallacy for decades. Did Reagan's tax cuts grow the economy? Not enough to offset his deficits. He tripled the debt. Same with Bush 41 and 43. It's very simple. You can't cut your rate of revenue and expect to get more total revenue. Republicans need to wake up to this mathematical reality.