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Saving America From The “Make Somebody Else Pay” Mindset

grich903 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 3:19 PM
So, we have millions of people out of work, we have roughly 47% of the people carrying the load of the whole 100%, and you can only tax someone if they are working and bringing in an income. So, that means that taxes have to go up for everyone who is working a job (or jobs). That percentage of what is earned, if left to the taxpayer, would be used to buy food, gas, housing, educations, alll of which put money into other people's pockets - thru wages, tips, salaries. When the money goes to DC, 20-25% is wasted in administration costs (that may be a low figure).
“I don’t know what ‘moral grounds’ you think you’re standing on, but as far as I am concerned, what you’re saying is very immoral…”

I was an interview guest last month, and the radio talk show host was asking me about the looming fiscal cliff. In the midst of discussing how our government must cut spending, the host had noted the title of my latest book – “The Virtues Of Capitalism, A Moral Case For Free Markets” – and after a few minutes of discussion, asked “do you mind if we take a phone call, Austin?”

Sometimes that...

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