Supply-Side Economics RIP

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    And on Keynes

    Supply-Side Economics, R.I.P. | Capital Gains and Games
     
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    Interesting article. Of course there are those that would argue that Supply Side never existed to begin with. Central to Supply Side Theory was the reduction in government spending else you are simply replacing tax and spend with borrow and spend and the same Keynesian spending multiplier in effect.

    Even so it is refreshing to see a conservative breaking rank with dogma. That takes balls-something cons lost long ago...
     
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    When is Tax Freedom Day this year?
     
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    When is freedom from good roads, clean water, and an adaquete military defense day this year?
     
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    when is freedom from welfare, abortion, and bloated government beaurocracy day this year?
     
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    When is freedom from government that spends nearly 2 trillion more than they take in day?
     
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    That would be a rather simplistic view of the event and disingenuous to boot. It isn't a group of people advocating no taxes. We would simply like government to know it's role where taxes are concerned and be less wasteful with them.
     
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    ROFLMNAO...

    Now right now, the whole of the ideological left is CONSUMED with passing a law which frees the individual of the reponsibility for the care of their health...

    This law will set upon the nation; perpetual, exponentially increasing costs; from which there is no means to escape; because these idiots will have tied the means of production, our very economy, into an abyss of subjective need... and this they're doing to solve the last problem they created; which stemmed from the catastrophe they created and demanded they be allowed to repair the time before that and so on.

    The US has spent tens of trillions of dollars from our economy, on their obsessions... and not a single one of them has been solved... there's not one which is even percentile better off. The poor..., 'well dey stihl po'... ' and the old... most of those that they sought to fix are dead... .

    But isn't it amazing, that without fail... when ever the debate turns to their incessant attack on the American economy... they don't turn to ANY OF THOSE PROGRAMS... No sir.

    They turn to Highways and bridges, Cops and Firemen... Airmen, sailors Soldiers and Marines.., infrastructure and defense.

    And why is that?

    Well it's because necessary infrastructure is... necessary. So we levy taxes to pay for such things... and they need to hold that necessity up as the basis for legitmate governance... legitimate taxation; its says: "We can tax! And fulfills a need and it's the right thing to do..."

    Soaking in the delusion that a those legitimate reasons provide a blanket to cover every need which can be conjured... for funding to fill any need... and it is through that, that they conclude that taxation is therefore the instrument which fulfills all needs.

    They're idiots... sub-intellects... they are, the ever more common fools... and allowing them to particpate in government, has brought our nation through chaos; through calamity, to where we stand today... they've brought our nation to the precipice of catastrophe.

    Infrastructure? ROFLMNAO... Indeed...
     
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    The Tax Foundation - America Celebrates Tax Freedom Day®


     

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