Saturday, May 13, 2017

Where Anti-Tax Fervor Means ‘All Services Will Cease' - The NY Times

A minor article, Where Anti-Tax Fervor Means ‘All Services Will Cease’, highlighting a small town's cutting of it's nose to spite its face, ala a No Taxes credo.
Although much of the effective drive against taxes can be traced to 'astroturf' political organizations, American short-sightedness paired with its individualism, has helped create high inequality and low taxes, resulting in little money in people's pockets and in government coffers, required to sustain decent lives.

Men Don’t Want to Be Nurses. Their Wives Agree. - The New York Times

Responding to Men Don’t Want to Be Nurses. Their Wives Agree. in the NY Times: The US has some deeply ingrained aspects that make this sit...