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Cultural Deviancy, Not Guns

Jane346 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 8:48 AM
People do what they're rewarded for doing. If you give widespread welfare, you'll get widespread professional welfare recipients. If you give people more money if they have a child, they'll have more children. If you take money away from women if they have a husband, they will have more illegitimate children.
Ms Kelly Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 5:47 PM
Or to put it another way: If you want more of something, subsidize it. If you want less of something, tax it. I think it was Ronald Reagan who said this.
Paulus Textor Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 9:09 AM
A simple but true economic analysis. Subsidize something, and you get a glut of it. Tax something, and you get less of it.
Kevin 354 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 9:09 AM
For men, it is cheaper to keep her. And for women, it has come to pass in too many cases, she can do better with the favors of the Governor.

There's a story told about a Paris chief of police who was called to a department store to stop a burglary in progress. Upon his arrival, he reconnoitered the situation and ordered his men to surround the entrances of the building next door. When questioned about his actions, he replied that he didn't have enough men to cover the department store's many entrances but he did have enough for the building next door. Let's see whether there are similarities between his strategy and today's gun control strategy.

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