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The Invincible Lie

prk Wrote: Jul 12, 2012 10:31 AM
He is making the point that wealth and income are not the same and he is spot on. How many professional athletes burn through their millions in yearly income and retire with no accumalated wealth?
Anyone who wants to study the tricks of propaganda rhetoric has a rich source of examples in the statements of President Barack Obama. On Monday, July 9th, for example, he said that Republicans "believe that prosperity comes from the top down, so that if we spend trillions more on tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans, that that will somehow unleash jobs and economic growth."

Let us begin with the word "spend." Is the government "spending" money on people whenever it does not tax them as much as it can? Such convoluted reasoning would never pass muster if the mainstream media were not...