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It’s the tax, stupid!

James Carville, Bill Clinton’s campaign strategist in the 1992 presidential elections, coined the term “it’s the economy, stupid!” to impress on the Clinton campaign the importance of the subject of economic recovery in the elections. Nowadays, you could apply this bon mot to taxes. With

Viviane in Wonderland

Our vice-president of the European Commission, Viviane Reding is credited with the following quote: “The veto right in the EU council has to be scrapped. Qualified majority voting should be extended to more policy areas, for instance taxation,” Reding said during a debate with citizens