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Tax Pledge Disavowals Reflect Humpty Dumpty Politics

Jim134 Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 10:12 AM
If all real economists know that raising taxes on those earning above $250,000.00 will not save the economy then why is it being debated? Oh, Obama is not a real economist!

When I use a word, Humpty Dumpty said in a rather scornful tone, it means just what I choose it to mean – neither more nor less. --Lewis Carroll, “Through the Looking Glass”

Despite the ponderous complexities of modern statutes and regulations (the text of the legislation that became “ObamaCare” was some 2400 pages long), some things actually are quite simple and straightforward. Take the Second Amendment to our Constitution. Despite decades-long efforts by gun-control advocates to twist its meaning into a vehicle with which to limit gun rights, the Amendment’s crystal clear operative language – “the right of the...