Let's carry liberal policies to ther conclusion.

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    Let's try that shall we?

    First off:

    We need to identify what the liberals want.

    How much taxes on the rich?
    How serious are the other items on the wish list for the liberals?
    What new regulations?

    But one at a time. If the liberals get the tax hikes on the rich that they want, how much taxes will the rich (people over $250k/year) be paying?
     
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    Would it be also fair to add that if the liberals had their way, every job would be a union job?
     
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    Obama wants investment in education, green energy, and housing and he wants the rich to pay for it. But, how much more does he want the rich to pay? I cannot find an exact number.

    Anyone?
     
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    Liberals won't be happy until America turns into North Korea.

    You own nothing, it all belongs to the government.
    No guns.
    No freedom.

    Liberals are happy.
     
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    What liberals want is what obama wants, which is what his father wanted.

    Confiscatory Tax Rate Dreams from my Father - By Lisa Schiffren - The Corner - National Review Online

    obama Sr. wrote an article about what liberals want.
    The article, called “Problems Facing Our Socialism,” makes the economic case that high taxes are morally and practically good, if the government then uses them to provide for the people. How high should the tax rates be? ”Theoretically,” he wrote, “there is nothing that can stop the government from taxing 100% of income so long as the people get benefits from the government commensurate with their income which is taxed.” Yes, you read it: a 100% tax rate is fine. Obama Sr. continued, ” It is a fallacy to say there is a limit (to tax rates), and it is a fallacy to rely mainly on individual free enterprise to get the savings.” Free enterprise — bad. (He was discussing future government economic development.)

    In the paper, Obama Sr. also advocated nationalizing all industry — and most commerce — for racial/nationalist reasons. He wished to confiscate the large scale industries which had been owned and developed by Europeans. And, even more radically, he wished for the government to take away the small businesses that constituted much of the nation’s local economy, because, as in much of East Africa, they were owned by Asians — Indians in particular. He felt it was wrong for Europeans and Asians to benefit from their investments and hard work,
     
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    I was thinking of something more along the lines of Norway.

    Conversely, I guess conservatives won't be happy until America turns into Ethiopia, where the poverty-stricken outnumber the wealthy by an even larger margin.
     
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    I understand the sentiment. That said, liberals here claim that this isn't true. The purpose of this thread is to deal with what the liberals will state that they do want and let's see where that leads us.
     
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    I'm not sure about that. Many liberals I know and many here claim that the european model is ideal and clearly that wasn't enough for Obama Sr.
     
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    Norway? Is that the number I should use? Are the rich paying enough in Norway? Wait. Are there any rich in Norway?
     
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    I was told in another thread that "pre-Reagan" would be "fair".
     

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