Be Careful What You Wish For

It is par for the course for Republicans, particularly those with presidential ambitions, to promote plans for states to keep more of their money and send less to Washington to be redistributed among the other states. And while there is no polar opposite argument being made to counter this viewpoint, there are many on the Left arguing that those with more means should be taxed higher as a method to cure our country’s fiscal issues. Following the 2014 elections, we thought it would be interesting to look into the numbers and try to determine whether these arguments hold water or if they are campaign messaging and little else.

Read the full memo here.