Saturday, March 1st, 2008


Posting rules, disagreement, civility, accuracy, insults, hate, Clinton versus Bush taxes

Several days ago I posted an email that was sent to me regarding the tax rates and federal taxes imposed under the presidency of Bill Clinton and George W Bush. I clearly stated that the data came from an email and provided a link to The Tax Foundation. I knew that tax rates have been lower during the presidency of George W Bush and that Democrats are generally known for raising taxes and Republicans for lowering taxes. I posted the email as received and wanted responses. I received a responseRead More

Bush versus Clinton corrected tax data, tax tables, George Bush taxes

The email that was sent to me had some math errors, however the message is the same. Your taxes have been lower under the presidency of George Bush. Here are the corrected figures: The table below presents the correct amount of tax paid by each of the hypothetical taxpayers in the comparison. Note that this comparison does not take into account the Alternative Minimum Tax, and the taxpayers in these examples take the standard deduction and do not have children. Individual Income Taxes Under Presidents Clinton and Bush, 1999 LawRead More