John Berthoud
John Fox

A discussion of U.S. tax policy

John Fox and John Berthoud join Jim Blasingame to discuss and debate U.S. tax policy.

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Just back from the World Taxpayers Conference in Europe, John talks with Jim about what he saw there. They go on to talk about some of the current tax issues being debated in Congress.
John and Jim talk about the current debate over the spending practices of our federal government, the lack of discipline today in government, and what we can do about this. They also talk about some of the upcoming tax legislation to be debated, like abolishing the estate tax.
John joins Jim from the National Taxpayer's Conference in Washington, D.C. to discuss the tax reform movement that's now global.