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Prophets and Losses: Part II

Harrison Bergeron Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 7:59 AM
50 years ago, there might have been a Dumbocrat politician somewhere with mere honorably misguided intentions. But at this point, 30 years after the fall of USSR, when every other socialist on the planet has given up on central planning, there is simply no other explanation for the Obama administration than pure, unadulterated, powerlust. The modern Dumbocrat no longer cares a whit about "planning". He just knows that by mouthing the right words and tossing a few crumbs from the table, the dumbmasses will give them a few more years in power. We can't beat these people by exposing yet again the idiocy of their pretended philosophy. We must expose the raw evil of their intentions.
jgraham887 Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 12:02 PM
The bastards want their turn at the control console.
Unrealistic Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 9:02 AM
A bigot, an un-american and a muslim operative walked into a bar the bartender asked what'll you have mr. obama.
Uber Dave Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 8:14 AM
Since the root word of honorable is honesty, it cannot apply to modern dimeitcrats...

Editor's Note: This column is part II in a series. Part I can be found here.

People on both sides of tax issues often speak of such things as a "$300 billion tax increase" or a "$500 billion tax decrease." That is fine if they are looking back at something that has already happened. But it can be sheer nonsense if they are talking about a proposed increase or decrease in the tax rate.

The government can only raise or lower the tax rate. Whether the actual tax revenues that the government will collect as a result will go up or...