So, the Harper government is considering further cuts on the GST. Are they seriously thinking of doing this?! Now even taxpayer federations are saying that their previous tax cuts to the GST was a bad idea (see this article from )  That 12-14 billion might be pretty useful right about now.

To think that they would consider a further cut to the GST at this point.  I guess they would think that this would increase spending, which may or may not be the case.  If people do spend more, the only industries that I believe will really benefit will be the retail sector, and imports sold at Walmart and other such places.  Not necessarily the best use of money, money that could be used to pay down the national debt.