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  • Why Tax Cuts Make Us Weak

    I don’t think I have ever re-cycled a column before but the whole question of tax cuts and all the issues it involves never really changes. In November, 2007, I wrote a column for the Tyee and rabble focusing on Conservative finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s five year tax cut plan. Here’s what I said then. Nothing has changed–except now we have a huge deficit to deal with, and the corporate tax cuts are even more irresponsible.