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An Economic 'Plan'?

FletchforFreedom Wrote: Sep 11, 2012 3:34 PM
Actually, since 47% of Americqans pay NO taxes and a majority of those who do pay LESS than 13% after deductions and, even if that were not the case, he pays a much higher percentage on INCOME than do most people plus has to pay for ca[ital gains (which is something else entirely), all you've demonstrated is that you are either too stupid or too dishonest (or both) to check yourself before making such imbecilic comments.

Former president Bill Clinton told the Democratic National Convention that Barack Obama has a plan to rescue the economy, and only the fact that the Republicans stood in his way has stopped him from getting the economy out of the doldrums.

From all this, and much else that is said in the media and on the campaign trail, you might think that the economy requires government intervention to revive and create jobs. It is Beltway dogma that the government has to "do something."

History tells a different story. For the first 150 years of this country's existence, the federal...