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So What If Taxing Rich Hurts the Economy?

God_Of_War Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 1:30 PM
For example: Laws with force me to purchase products I do not want or automotive insurance and health insurance. These laws are a grab for money by the insurance industry. Also, society is like a pyramid.......only so many can be wealthy and sit at the top. The problem is the system has been rigged to keep the individual enslaved and always working... i.e if everyone were wealthy and didn't have to work then who would do the work? You know, like pick crops. collect garbage, keep the electricity flowing, etc?
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...