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The Fallacy of Redistribution

Myer2 Wrote: Sep 20, 2012 8:06 PM
Why help your neighbor? Because its the right thing to do and Jesus said you should
evie10 Wrote: Sep 23, 2012 10:24 PM
Helping a neighbor is one thing...adopting your neighbor and taking on all of his debts and responsibilities is something else altogether. What does Jesus say about that?
The recently discovered tape on which Barack Obama said back in 1998 that he believes in redistribution is not really news. He said the same thing to Joe the Plumber four years ago. But the surfacing of this tape may serve a useful purpose if it gets people to thinking about what the consequences of redistribution are.

Those who talk glibly about redistribution often act as if people are just inert objects that can be placed here and there, like pieces on a chess board, to carry out some grand design. But if human beings have their own responses to government policies,...