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An Overdue Book

iForward Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 1:29 PM
I believe that's an entirely different argument than Dr. Sowell and Stephen Moore are making. They are talking about tax avoidance not investment decisions. Nevertheless, I disagree with your assessment, although it may be correct in the short term. In the longer term, investers are going to invest if they believe they can make more money than not investing. The economy has roared even when personal or capital gains taxes have been higher than they are today. The economy is affected by tax rates to be sure, but it is not necessarily dictated by them as most conservatives are SURE is the case. -- Bringing up the Soviet Union is an ad hominem attack that exemplifies the hypocricy of conservatives regarding such attacks.
If everyone in America had read Stephen Moore's new book, "Who's The Fairest of Them All?", Barack Obama would have lost the election in a landslide.

The point here is not to say, "Where was Stephen Moore when we needed him?" A more apt question might be, "Where was the whole economics profession when we needed them?" Where were the media? For that matter, where were the Republicans?

Since "Who's The Fairest of Them All?" was published in October, there was little chance that it would affect this year's election. But this little gem of a book exposes,...