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Stories by Michael Busler

Michael Busler, Ph.D. is a public policy analyst and a Professor of Finance at Stockton University where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Finance and Economics. He has written Op-ed columns in major newspapers for more than 35 years.
Cartoon by Branco satirizing Krugman and Democrat tax cut positions.

Delusional Paul Krugman ignores the effects of Trump tax cuts

WASHINGTON, October 29, 2017 – In a recent New York Times column, Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman said that President Trump’s proposed tax cut is “gift to rich foreigners.” Maybe Krugman doesn’t understand the effects that broad-based tax cuts have on the economy and on the middle class. Usually, if Krugman can be objective, he ...

Delusional Democrats misrepresent Trump’s tax plan

WASHINGTON, October 2, 2017 – After much consultation with members of Congress, President Trump has proposed a massive tax cut designed to stimulate the economy so that economic growth will increase. The Democrats have denounced the plan, saying that it won’t necessarily grow the economy nor will it add jobs or benefit the middle class. ...

Growth to taxes, reasons to support President Trump’s tax plan

WASHINGTON, September 27, 2017 — President Trump has released his plan for tax reform. Given economic conditions today, the goals of tax policy and taxpayer frustration with the current tax code, Trump’s plan is a definite winner for all Americans. The first goal of any tax plan should be to stimulate economic growth. The economy ...