5 Jun 2016
Strange modelling used to sell company tax cuts
We're told that cutting the company tax rate will lead to greater economic output, higher wages and more jobs. But the modelling used to support these claims is based on assumptions that are divorced from reality.
There's an old joke about an economist, a physicist and a chemist stranded on a desert island with no implements and a crate of canned food that washed up from a shipwreck.
While the physicist and the chemist set about devising novel ways to open the cans, the economist says: "Let's assume we have a can opener."
Its obvious that the LNP modelers not only assume they have a can opener but they have a full set of tools as well. Problem:- If they're only assumed tools they still can't open the can?
Boats have turned into planes? Home Affairs Department website shows 27,931 protection visa applications were made in the latest financial year by plane arrivals.
Based on an article by Michael Pascoe 27,931 protection visa applications were made in the latest financial year by plane arrivals. ( Sm...
As you can see I still smile a lot. Why because its free,no tax on it yet?
Canberra:- A war zone in Woden, buildings boarded up, windows smashed, a bloody mess for seven years.SEVEN YEARS OF NEGLECT. GUESS WHO'S FAULT? NOBODY? ITS ALWAYS SOMEONE ELSE'S FAULT. BUCK PASSING IS THE NAME OF THE GAME ...
Extract from an article by Tim Minchin To Politicians. Learn how to talk to the people, he says: “ You don’t have to talk dumb – you have ...