I forget what the relevant American rate is, but I can tell you that our goal is to have a combined federal-provincial corporate tax rate of no more than 25 percent. We’re on target to do that by 2012. We will have significantly – by a significant margin the lowest corporate tax rates in the G-7, and that’s our – our government’s objective.
Conventional wisdom on government’s role in inequality often has it backwards. Tax reforms have resulted in a more progressive federal income tax government transfer payments have become less progressive.
The awakening of the people of China to the possibilities under free government is the most significant, if not the most momentous, event of our generation.
What would annoy the most people most often? That is the true left-wing test of government intervention.
Every government must consider the security of the country. That is just part of the responsibilities of any government. But true security can only come out of unity within a country where there are so many ethnic nationalities.