Articles by J.T. Young

J.T. Young served in the Department of Treasury and the Office of Management and Budget from 2001 -2004 and as a Congressional staff member from 1987-2000.

Soaking the Rich

Taxing the rich can’t solve the deficit problem, controlling spending can.

J.T. Young August 9, 2010

The Left and Progressively Higher Taxes

For liberals, the tax system gets progressively fairer the more earners pay.

J.T. Young June 6, 2010

Deficits Prompt Revenue Scavenger Hunt

Left will need to hit the middle class with new taxes to address the deficit.

J.T. Young April 23, 2010

Titanic Spending

Not since World War II, when America was fighting a global two-front war for its survival, has the government...

J.T. Young December 7, 2009

Squeezing the Budget Balloon

Wednesday is the last day of the worst fiscal year in America’s history

J.T. Young September 29, 2009

Generations of Debt

By 2080, when your grandchild enters the workforce, America will be an economic basket-case and your...

J.T. Young July 31, 2009

Free Men and Free Markets

As we celebrate America's independence, let us not forget its enterprise.

J.T. Young July 3, 2009

Is the Recession Over?

Is the media too eager to proclaim the recession over?

J.T. Young June 9, 2009

When Atlas Shrugs

As the Left's prejudices against the wealth producers grow more vocal, the fallacy of their arguments are...

J.T. Young April 24, 2009

Treasury Bond Sale Generates Tepid Response

Treasury auction shows private sector investor is still largely on the sidelines.

J.T. Young March 31, 2009

Tax the Liberals

Liberals have lots of disposable...

J.T. Young December 15, 2008

The War-Recession Fallacy

Liberals have an inherent advantage in debates that comes from being unencumbered by facts.

J.T. Young May 6, 2008

America's Growing Fiscal Dependence on Its Top Earners

Despite the vicissitudes of...

J.T. Young October 25, 2007