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Democrat Teaches Paul Krugman about Public Finance and the Economics of Taxation

Starley Wrote: Aug 02, 2012 2:48 AM
Remember, views of tax rates are subjective and objective. But even objective analysis by business may say it is cheaper to move to a more competitive tax region than remaining. And a person paying a tax rate for years may not appreciate any increase thus initiating a search for a discount.
Chris from Kalifornia Wrote: Aug 02, 2012 7:44 AM
wsmith is out of his mind. We are one of the highest taxed countries in the world when you take corporate taxes into account. That's why companies are moving out and taking their jobs with them. That and all the stupid red tape that is just another form of taxation.

Montgomery County in Maryland is not exactly a hotbed of free market thinking or a bastion of limited government.

It’s one of the richest counties in the nation, but not because of entrepreneurship and wealth creation. Instead, it’s a bedroom community for over-paid bureaucrats, corrupt lobbyists, fat-cat contractors, and other ne’er-do-wells who commute into Washington and live off the blood, sweat, and tears of people in the economy’s productive sector.

To give you an idea of its political leanings, Obama won 72 percent of the vote in Montgomery County in 2008 and all nine members of the County Council are...