Day By Day© by Chris Muir.

Thursday, May 05, 2005

Bush was right about taxes

This report appears to support the theory that lower tax rates counterintuitively result in high tax returns to the government:

After three years of rising federal budget deficits, a surge of April tax receipts brought unexpected good news to fiscal policymakers -- the tide of government red ink appears to be receding. The Treasury Department this week reported there would be a $54 billion swing from projected deficit to surplus in the April-to-June quarter, after an unanticipated gush of tax payments poured into the Treasury before the April 15 deadline. That prompted private forecasters to lower their deficit projections for the fiscal year that ends in September.
Is anybody on the Left listening to this?