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California’s One-Man Laffer Curve

Dr_Zinj Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 10:11 AM
Medieval serfs were only allowed to keep bare subsistence levels of food & wealth. It was impossible for them to save up enough to buy their way out of the system. Which is precisely where the State of California and the U.S. is heading. You can't even flee the country without the IRS getting their 25 pound dog food bag of flesh before you go.
Corbett_ Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 11:24 AM
Actually, they were quite prosperous, relatively speaking. Many had nice houses with good furniture and plenty of food. You must remember that the economy of the medieval world was not as prosperous as today's. We would find life as a medieval king to be intolerably harsh. But many medieval peasants were almost as well off as their lord -- who had many expenses they did not have.
ppotts Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 2:47 PM
C. R.4 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 11:24 AM
Exactly my thoughts and what I stated above. Residence in CA or the USA is quickly becoming a goal of many of us! 40 years they have been working on doing this, and now they are seeing fruition and we are seeing slavery.

I’ve already condemned the foolish people of California for approving a referendum to raise the state’s top tax rate to 13.3 percent.

This impulsive and misguided exercise in class warfare surely will backfire as more and more productive people flee to other states – particularly those that don’t impose any state income tax.

We know that people cross state borders all the time, and it’s usually to travel from high-tax states to...