In liberal views, if people donʻt benefit – if wages donʻt go up with productivity, if houses arenʻt affordable, if medical bankruptcies are rising, if school debt is crushing, if lives are lost – then the economy is failing.
We have tried government rewards for a promise of performance. But that is contrary to all common business behavior. We should turn that around. The driving principle is the reversal of the discredited belief that tax cuts create jobs. They do not. That principle must be discarded and replaced with: “Good Jobs Create Tax Cuts”.
The Supreme Court is hearing arguments today on the case of Sorrell v IMS Health, arguing the merits of a law in some New England states to prohibit dissemination (selling) of prescription records to pharmaceutical marketeers. These records, purged of patient identifying information under HIPAA, contain the specific identity of prescribing physicians and dispensing pharmacists. […]