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Pass Simpson-Bowles,
Watch Hilarity Ensue

Power Line, by Steven Hayward

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 12/1/2012 11:24:09 PM

In my National Review print edition article right after the election (behind a subscriber wall, alas), I suggested the House pass a bold tax reform bill right away, and send it to the Senate. Heck, I added, “the House GOP could even just pass Simpson-Bowles, and rightly say they are passing the plan President Obama’s own commission recommended.” I am happy to see this idea is catching on. Mary Katherine Ham likes the idea over on Hot Air today. I agree with MKH that Simpson-Bowles is not perfect, but let us always remember

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Howard Adams, 12/1/2012 11:38:02 PM     (No. 9043804)

Makes sense to me, with passage of the bill after about 3 paychecks have gone out in 2013.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Abigail4, 12/2/2012 7:39:40 AM     (No. 9044083)

Simpson-Bowles would be a better option than the fiscal cliff, and it is the only other one that already has the details in place. I don´t have any hope that a different detailed plan could be worked out at all, let alone before the end of the year.

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