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How Economists Have Assessed The Trump Tax Plan

Written by N. James Brago; Photo Courtesy of Mary Pahlke

With the electoral election of Donald Trump, the progress of our economy for the past eight years may be in jeopardy. Under President Obama, we have seen the unemployment rate drop to 4.9 percent from its height during the recession of 10 percent. By November 2015, the Obama economy created a gain of 8.7 million jobs. So far, we have avoided recessions for the past 8 years. Our economy was looking to return to normal under a President Hillary Clinton, but that was thrown out the window on Nov. 8. Now, we are looking at a president who promises to undo the economic and social progress we have made in the past eight years, and maybe even the past 50.

Just one of his many potentially damaging policies would be his tax plan.

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Bernie Sanders’ Tax Plan for the Masses

Written by N. James Brago; Photo Courtesy of Marc Nozell

Unless you’ve been residing beneath a rock the last few months, you’ve most likely come across the campaign slogan, “Feel the Bern”. This, of course, is the motto of presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont. You may see the catchy phrase written in chalk on the street, etched on the side of highway bypasses, or across the bumper of a car, but what does it stand for? What does Bernie Sanders stand for?

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