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Does Unequal Mean Unfair

Tacitus X Wrote: Jun 16, 2012 8:15 AM
More liberal propaganda. Studies have shown that whites convicted of murder are statistcally MORE likely to be executed than blacks convicted of murder. I recall a similar myth during the Vietnam war. In truth it turned out that the % of blacks killed in Vietnam was LOWER than the % of blacks in the U.S. population. BTW, you're either not telling the truth or your internet search skill suck. there have been loads of stories about liberals complaining about "income inequality." You can start with Obama's 2012 State of the Union speech where he called income inequality 'the defining issue of our time." Recall his run-in with "Joe the Plumber"?
If you and I have different incomes, is that unfair? Strange as it may seem, the chattering class is full of people who think equality and fairness are the same thing. Conversely, they assume that inequality of income is unfairness, per se.

In a study for the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA), economist David Henderson demolishes this notion. Most inequality, Henderson shows, is the result of choices people make — including the choice to work — not the result of unfairness or accidental events over which people have no control.

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