The Founding Fathers Believed in Redistributing Wealth

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    The Founding Fathers Believed in Redistributing Wealth -- Why Do Tea Party Heroes Like Perry and Bachmann Vilify It?

    By Joshua Holland

    Redistributing the wealth is a defining function of the modern state, just like defending its borders or maintaining a judicial system.

    American conservatives have lurched so far to the right they're now trying to re-litigate questions about the role of government that have been settled for hundreds of years.

    More: The Founding Fathers Believed in Redistributing Wealth -- Why Do Tea Party Heroes Like Perry and Bachmann Vilify It? | Tea Party and the Right | AlterNet
     
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    Yes, they did, Dunno.

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    Karl Marx - The Father of The Constitution

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    Friedrich Engels - Ass't Founding Father

    As Always, Heil Hitler.

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    levying taxes to build a road or fight a war isn't quite the same as levying taxes to keep your belly full of malt liquor and ring dings and pay you to sit on your fat ass, you twit!
     
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    That's probably the most stupid thing I have ever read.

    Congrats for finding it and sharing. We're all the more stupid for having read it and the fact that this is what you seek out, explains why you're so vapid.
     
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    Granted Josh Holland, the author of the essay, is a radical left winger but you have to have your thumb up your ass to believe that the taxes in effect shortly after the Revolution, which financed the fledgling government and the Constitutional mandate to "provide for the common defence", were enacted to redistribute wealth. It just ain't true and Holland probably knows it. If he doesn't it is an example of the sorry state of the education system in the US.
     
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    Dam, it was right in front of me all this time, your hallowing at the moon has done permanent brain damage...
     
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    The Left has to lie about everything
     
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    Ain't the OP the guy yelling "*******" in one of his threads? Yeah people like RW and TM give him "thanks" all the time...
     
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    Pub dupes!! The rich have tripled their wealth under voodoo, but it's the Kenyan Muslim Marxist who wants to redistribute the wealth...how dumb CAN you get?
     
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