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Explaining Conservative Economics in 25 Quotes

JT_Navy Wrote: Aug 07, 2012 1:36 AM
Average American: Why do we tax cigarettes so much? Liberal: To discourage people from smoking! Average American: Why do we tax businesses so much? Liberal: Uhhh... for fairness...
Doug5049 Wrote: Aug 07, 2012 6:00 AM
Average American: After people quit smoking because of the high tax, how will we replace the lost tax revenue?

Liberal: Tax the rich.
1) "I am for doing good to the poor, but I differ in opinion of the means. I think the best way of doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it." -- Benjamin Franklin

2) "The great danger to the consumer is the monopoly — whether private or governmental. His most effective protection is free competition at home and free trade throughout the world. The consumer is protected from being exploited by one seller by the existence of another seller from whom he can buy and who...