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DeMint: Obama's Going to Get His Tax Hikes, Guys

RHSimard Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 10:48 PM
Too many people must drop their fantasy notion of rich people as arrogant, haughty snobs with bank accounts full of idle cash waiting for that new yacht or an original Matisse at Sotheby's. The lessons of prejudice and discrimination we've learned over the past century or so don't seem to apply to the rich. Bigotry gainst them is OK, because they don't seem to suffer from it. People, get it: the greatest number of the rich are rich because they not only make money, but use the money they have effectively. In a healthy economy, that means using it to capitalize enterprise, which is REQUIRED for jobs and prosperity for ALL classes. There is no other way. Taxing that away only saps the lifeblood from producers--which means employers.
John3356 Wrote: Dec 16, 2012 9:48 AM
Largest deficit as a percentage of GDP, 1945. Taxes were raised and spending on American infrastructure was increased. How did the 50's tax and spend policies work out for the American working Class?

Et tu, Jim DeMint?


Most of us here are not in the loop of what they’re discussing, but I do know this: This government doesn’t need more money — this country needs less government. To take more money out of the real economy and give it to politicians and bureaucrats, no matter who you take it from, is not going to help the middle class or anyone else. The president’s proposal...