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The New York Times Calls (again) for Higher Taxes on Middle-Class Americans

Jim3013 Wrote: Feb 23, 2013 5:14 PM
Well, duh. The gubment believes they have a right to ALL our money, and that they should determine how much each of us should keep by some method determined only by them. Unfortunately, anarchism works more poorly than having some government. and no government no matter how small, can function without some form of taxes. But the only fair tax is one that charges everyone the same percent, whether on earnings or consumption, similar to the tithe. And the only fair system is the free market with private ownership to each what they produce. Can such a system ever develop in the real world where cronyism ALWAYS occurs? Probably not. Such has it been since ancient times.

All statists want much bigger government, but not all of them are honest about how to finance a Greek-sized welfare state.

The President, for instance, wants us to believe that the rich are some sort of fiscal pinata, capable of generating endless amounts of tax revenue.

Using IRS tax data, I’ve shown that this is a very inaccurate assumption. And I’ve also used IRS data to show the President that there are big Laffer-Curve effects when you try to rape and pillage high-income Americans.

Heck, even the Europeans have realized that...