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Anti-Tax “Carrot Rebellion”

Kashiwa Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 4:07 AM
You seem to have forgotten 2 important points in your post. First, revenues did raise during the Bush years you mentioned, so it would appear the tax cuts had little effect on the government's ability to increase revenue. Secondly, Federal spending out paced the increase revenue. It continues to do so. Please try to be less one sided when making an argument. It makes you look like a hack and a sloppy one at that.
Chris from Kalifornia Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 8:49 AM
Kashiwa, thank you for a fact based refutation of the mistaken post by Xtra. It's good to see rational responses unlike some folks who are worse than the people they disagree with. For the record, I agree with you 100%.

If there was a prize for fighting back against tax authorities, the Italians would probably deserve first place. I’m not aware of any other country where tax offices get firebombed. The Italians also believe in passive forms of resistance, with tens of thousands of boat owners sailing away to protect themselves from the government.

But the Spanish are beginning to get into the swing of things, perhaps because they are increasingly upset by the plethora of tax hikes imposed by the supposedly right-of-center government in Madrid.

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