Study: GoodRx often beats Mark Cuban’s Cost Plus Drugs on low prices.
In the past century, human heights have skyrocketed. Globally, humans grew an average of about 3 inches. In South Korea, women grew an astounding 8 inches and men grew 6 inches on average.
Near 100% marginal tax rates for the wealthy and a return to the 35% corporate income tax would not be enough to save Social Security and Medicare. (NYT)
Democratic senators want the Biden administration to close down short-term insurance plans by reinstating Obama’s executive order. (gated)
Study: Because of burnout, workload, and other stresses, 20 percent of physicians and 40 percent of nurses say they plan to leave their practice within two years.
There are actually such things as lazy ants – but they serve a purpose.
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Thanks for posting the article by Brian Riedl on saving Social Security and Medicare. He is one of my favorite writers on taxes and spending.
He mentions that a partial solution to our debt is a 9 per cent increase in payroll taxes, and a 20% value added tax.
I do not love new taxes, but adding these two levies would put America right about where Germany and Scandinavia have been on taxes for the past 35 years. And those nations are hardly poverty-stricken.