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10 Explanations Of How Conservatism Helps The Middle Class

Birdman III Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 12:36 PM
"2) We don't believe in low tax rates for the rich; we believe in low tax rates FOR EVERYONE." But that would mean that an equal % would apply... which would mean that the 'rich' get to keep, absolute dollar-wise, much more money than the rest of the people. That is contrary to 'equal outcome' philosophy. The only way everything becomes equal is when all the people suffer deprivation equally. The best way to do that is to cut the mountains ('rich') down to the lowest valleys (destitution for all).
Birdman III Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 12:40 PM
Of course, the difference between the mountain tops and the lowest valleys (monetarily speaking) is what the Bifg Gov't folks belongs to the gov't (our resident politicians)..
Birdman III Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 12:40 PM
Of course, the difference between the mountain tops and the lowest valleys (monetarily speaking) is what the Big Gov't folks feel belongs to the gov't (our resident politicians)..
Birdman III Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 12:39 PM
Of course, the difference between the mountain tops and the lowest valleys (monetarily speaking) is what the Bifg Gov't folks belongs to the gov't (our resident politicians)..

There's a lot to be said for talking about the Constitution, economic theory and what's best for the country. However, one place we conservatives have slipped in recent years is framing our policies in a way that answers the very first question on the mind of most voters, "How does this benefit me?"

That needs to change.

Conservatism is an ideology that benefits everyone, but it's particularly helpful to middle class Americans. If we want to bring more of those voters to the Right, we have to do a better job of explaining to them exactly how we're...