About I was once a foot soldier in the Reagan Revolution. But the gross incompetence of the Bush 43 years plus the complete subjugation of the conservative movement to the Republican Party have made me an independent, politically. I voted for Obama.
Bruce Bartlett is a columnist for the Economix blog of the New York Times; The Fiscal Times, an online newspaper covering the economy, business and personal finance; and Tax Notes, a weekly magazine for tax policymakers and practitioners. He was previously a columnist for Forbes Magazine and Creators Syndicate. His writing often focuses on the intersection between politics and economics and attempts to inform politicians about economics and economis