Earth calling Roger Helmer: we're missing you
Strangely, even though John replied to Roger within 24 hours, almost three weeks later the latter has not responded. Is this because he has no idea how to reply to substantive questions relating to the harmful effects of tax competition? We suspect it might be. This failure to reply fits into a long-standing pattern of making assertions about the mysteriously elusive Laffer Curve which simply cannot be verified. While Roger and others seek the holy grail of cutting tax rates in order to increase tax revenues, take a look here at how tax competition impacts on the lives of ordinary people in developed and developing countries.