The New New Math: Government Revenues are taken in by Magic.

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    I don't get the disconnect between government revenues and taxes. That..is how government funds itself..mainly through taxation. Cut taxes and there were be less money to spend. And we've been spending money like crazy lately; two wars, a brand new agency, a brand new entitlement, bailing out corporate fuck ups and saving our banking, financial and insurance institutions. And this year..more butter. An extention of the Bush taxs cuts..yay!

    Drying up the government, as Grover Norquist suggests, is going to make this country look like Guatemala..without the charm.

    Krugman's take:

    As this last Snowstorm in NYC proved..the people that complain the loudest are people that have that tax/finance the goverment disconnect.

    Less revenue = Less Services.

    Everytime.
     
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    Drying up govt seems to be a secret goal of many on the right.

    We will once Again be the CSA Corporate States of America.
     
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    Shoo Nuff!

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    1. Tax receipts are not revenues as they are not earned.
    2. NY is one of the most heavily taxed states in the nation, if not #1.


    FAILED THREAD ALERT!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    I should have include this..was the crux of the OpEd:

    Amazing.
     
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    Whacky! Really whacky.

    And?

    Whacky and delusional..all in one post. Grats!:lol:
     
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    Hey fuckwit... how is taking money out of a paycheck earned?
    NY taxes the fuck out of everybody, and they're broke. So I guess they just need to tax them some more? Oh wait.. See Texas and Florida.

    You're an idiot. And I suspect your tax bill hovers around $0.
     
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    :lol: All this and so polite.

    You kind of remind of a couple of people at one of the Co-op board meetings I was at. They suggested we turn off the heat in several unoccupied apartments because there was no money coming from them..and we had to pay to heat the apartments. I had to stand up and remind them..no heat..and the pipes will burst.

    Conservatives are not big picture sort of people.
     
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    Actually..the analogy of "Co-op" is pretty suitable for this country. Cost money to live in a co-op but you are the owner.
     
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    You are hallucinating now too!!!:lol: I guess It's all part of Sissy Fairy Syndrome. ;) Happy New Years Sallow! Enjoy it while you can. You can't run a government spending outside of your means, any more than you can run a business in the red, year after year. Sooner or later, we catch onto the scam. It ain't a Tax/ Finance disconnect, Bro., it's carrying the weight of Incompetent Mediocre Mismanagement of resource and Trust. You need to work on the formula, in the years to come. Increasing allowance, based on result, not entitlement. You lost Billions this week in income, because of poor management skills, and dissension in the ranks. Millions in insurance claims, because of unsalted, unplowed streets. Those are lost revenues to the City. If you don't see the connection between those that work in Manhattan, and where they go home to, and the importance of keeping those arteries clear, rail and road, you have personal issues to address, as does Bloomberg. You should have seen what was going on for what it was. Your Boss needs to start seeing those in the outer Borroughs's as real People, worthy of respect.
     

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