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An Overdue Book

mistermilo Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 9:36 AM
My wife and I collect Social Security. Each of us also receives a modest fixed benefit retirement. We are taxed on 85% of our SS income. Stop taxing our SS and we promise to spend every dime we do not pay in tax to going to movies, eating out and some traveling. We wish to redistribute wealth as we benefit from it. We will circulate the money in our community and the true cycle of economic well being will continue. I might even buy a smart phone if my doctor says I may live long enough to figure out how to use one. (Then I might figure out why I would possibly need one.) The government does not know how to spend our money as well as we do.
James2229 Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 9:55 AM
You don't 'need. a smart phone, but they are fun to play games with and have face to face phone calls with your loved ones who live far away from you. You may actually be able to have face to face contacts with your members of the ruling class one day, who knows? Of course, by the time our caving "Conservative" members of Congress get through, being traitors to America's economy, who knows what any of us will be able to afford.
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The point here is not to say, "Where was Stephen Moore when we needed him?" A more apt question might be, "Where was the whole economics profession when we needed them?" Where were the media? For that matter, where were the Republicans?

Since "Who's The Fairest of Them All?" was published in October, there was little chance that it would affect this year's election. But this little gem of a book exposes,...