人気ブログランキング |

storm's ovrer?

権力の味は蜜の味なのでしょうか?
自分の世話を焼くだけで精一杯ですが。

アメリカの主要都市は財政破綻状態であるようです。
Mayors say cities need direct economic help
Mon Jun 15, 2009 1:25am EDT

By Camille Drummond

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Without more direct aid to U.S. local governments, Washington may make matters worse for cities facing falling tax revenues and increased spending needs, the nation's mayors said at their annual meeting this weekend.

Mayors said they bear the tough task of cutting services and jobs vital to U.S. cities, even with help from the $787 billion in stimulus funds Congress passed in February.
http://www.reuters.com/article/politicsNews/idUSTRE55E0DL20090615
マイアミ、フィラデルフィア、ロス、ニューヨークみんなそろって歳入減でお手上げ状態だと。

にもかかわらず、ここで財政出動を止めるべきだ論、あるいは、今の政策は失敗した論が出ているわけです。

FDRの失敗を繰り返すなという主張は、その通りだとは思います。
Stay the Course

By PAUL KRUGMAN
Published: June 14, 2009

The debate over economic policy has taken a predictable yet ominous turn: the crisis seems to be easing, and a chorus of critics is already demanding that the Federal Reserve and the Obama administration abandon their rescue efforts. For those who know their history, it’s déjà vu all over again — literally.
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/15/opinion/15krugman.html
FDRの財政政策転換からアメリカは結局立ち直れなかったことが先の大戦の原因の一つだと思うのです。
それも、恐らく最も大きな原因かと。

しかし、税制改正は難しい。
Obama Is Pressed to Tax Health Benefits

By Lori Montgomery and Ceci Connolly
Washington Post Staff Writers
Monday, June 15, 2009

The White House is caught in a battle within its own party over how to finance a comprehensive overhaul of America's health-care system, as key Democrats advocate a tax plan that could require President Obama to break his campaign pledge not to raise taxes on the middle class.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/06/14/AR2009061402769.html
医療保険制度改革の税源を雇用者が負担する医療保険料に求めようとするのは、ちょっと、私の理解の範囲を超えます。
by nk24mdwst | 2009-06-15 18:14 | 租税法(アメリカ)


<< cuckoo, mudlark... one way or another >>