Tag: taxes

Shutdowns Are Silly And Congress Should End Them

BY DOMINIC PINO, STAFF WRITER The logic of a government shutdown is quite straightforward: the government runs out of money because Congress cannot pass appropriations bills. Therefore, the government must shut down. However, like all issues in politics that seem…

Should our estate taxes be higher?

BY JACE WHITE, STAFF WRITER Two of the richest men in the world, Bill Gates and Warren Buffet, have advocated for significantly higher estate taxes, which are taxes collected after a person with a large fortune dies. Both billionaires argue that…