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The Fallacy of Redistribution

Oldschool7 Wrote: Sep 21, 2012 12:36 PM
Well then . . . why not make it 80% . . . fact is a 3% increase on the so-called rich will only keep the govt operating for a few days . . . we do not have a tax problem in the US . . . taxes are HIGH . . . what we do have in the USA is a SPENDING PROBLEM ! ! ! And the biggest SPENDER in History is in the WH today ! ! !
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,...