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Michael Austin (@KS_TaxEconomist) Near half of #NYC residents can' ;t afford the basics: Report0 2 0 04:47pm 12/14/2018
The State of New York doesn' ;t tax food.
@LauraKellyKS and #ksleg should take note. There are no solutions, only trade-offs.
Michael Austin (@KS_TaxEconomist) How do #ksleg members view and vote on freedom?0 2 0 12:00am 01/01/1970
What does it mean to be a Republican or Democrat?
Lizzie O'Leary (@lizzieohreally) And now for a Brexit update.10,780 97 2,677 12:00am 01/01/1970
Michael Austin (@KS_TaxEconomist) Tune into @WIBWNews at 7:30am this morning to hear how the #ksleg can recognize inefficiencies and best help the little guy.0 0 0 12:00am 01/01/1970
Michael Austin (@KS_TaxEconomist) If a private organization makes a mistake it must reform or go out of business.0 0 0 12:00am 01/01/1970
If a public organization makes a mistake, it gets more taxpayer dollars.
Here' ;s how we can get the #ksleg
to be more entrepreneurial in fixing mistakes.
Michael Austin (@KS_TaxEconomist) How many #ksleg agencies can you count that have been reformed/abolished?0 2 0 12:00am 01/01/1970
Some say you can count them on the fingers of two hands...
How many #Texas agencies have been reformed/abolished?
You can count those on the fingers of SEVENTEEN hands...
Michael Austin (@KS_TaxEconomist) Imagine if instead of a billion dollar tax increase, #ksleg saved a billion dollars of Kansans' ; hard earned income.2 0 0 12:00am 01/01/1970
What would our economy be ?
It could be more like this state...
Michael Austin (@KS_TaxEconomist) "Republicans...argue that a tax increase is coming even if state politicians do nothing."2 0 0 12:00am 01/01/1970
Unless the opposing party is willing to hold #ksleg spending accountable or play budget gimmicks, a tax increase is inevitable.
Michael Austin (@KS_TaxEconomist) You don' ;t end racism by being racist towards a different target.90 5 18 12:00am 01/01/1970
Can someone let our social media platforms know?
Michael Austin (@KS_TaxEconomist) The state of Texas is one of the most economically prosperous states in the country.5 4 0 12:00am 01/01/1970
It has a population 10X as big as Kansas.
Yet takes fewer tax dollars from families than the #ksleg .
Here' ;s the secret
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Michael Austin (@KS_TaxEconomist) The problem with government is not in the things it tries, but in the absence of any mechanism for recognizing error. – Milton Friedman0 0 0 12:00am 01/01/1970
Are there programs out there that deliver core government services as efficiently as possible?
We think so. #ksleg
Thomas Sowell (@ThomasSowell) You cannot subsidize irresponsibility and expect people to become more responsible.11,506 125 4,696 12:00am 01/01/1970