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So What If Taxing Rich Hurts the Economy?

Billpm Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 8:37 AM
Context, sounds like you along with the rest of us 49%'ers are stunned. I know i am.
Jeff P Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 9:03 AM
Dennis, you are right on about their ground game. That is the primary reason we lost. We didn't lose on ideology, or anything like that...I still think a majority leans right in this country. We have GOT to up our ground game. And stop being so damned 'nice'!
Dennis1832 Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 8:52 AM
We are the victims of a massive fraud perpetrated by the vast ground orginazation the Dems have put together. As much as we complain not much will be done about it. Emboldened by this past election expect the Dems to increase the attacks on our freedoms.
Consider this headline from a Reuters article in The Huffington Post: "Raising Taxes on Rich Won't Hurt Economic Growth, CBO Says."

But the first paragraph refutes the headline: "Allowing income tax rates to rise for wealthy Americans would not hurt U.S. economic growth much (emphasis added) in 2013 ..." The CBO did not say, as the headline suggests, that raising taxes on the rich has no negative economic effect. In fact, the CBO actually said that extending the Bush-era rates for all would increase economic growth by 1.5 percent. If, however, the Bush era rates expired for the rich -- but...