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megimoo
10-06-2009, 11:29 PM
Wealthy people are leaving the tax-hell of New York, while 45% of doctors would consider quitting if Obama Care were enacted. Scary prospects for New York’s looter class and the nation as a whole, respectfully, when those who produce, create, innovate and do the hard work at the top are abused to the point of giving up or leaving.

The class-warfare stresses are there: “They’re rich and greedy; they deserve to be taxed more than the rest of us.“ “Those selfish, greedy doctors – willing to leave the poor, sick people of America because of their own greed.”

If that’s what you think, just wait and see what happens to the lauded welfare state without those “greedy” people paying for it, along with considerably fewer people ending up left to patch you up. Why is it so acceptable to discriminate against a specific class of people (the wealthy) and not expect blow-back once a threshold is reached? Good for them, I say!

http://axisofright.com/2009/10/06/atlas-has-an-itch/

megimoo
10-06-2009, 11:36 PM
Atlas Is Shrugging

The headline in Investor's Business Daily, September 16, 2009: "45% of Doctors Would Consider Quitting If Congress Passes Health Care Overhaul."
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The headline in the Boston Globe, September 28, 2009:
"States risk it, raise tax on rich."

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The problem with four of nine U.S. doctors saying they "would consider leaving their practice or taking an early retirement" is that "the number of doctors is already lagging population growth," reports Investor's Business Daily.

Add millions of new patients to a shrinking supply of doctors and the obvious result is an English-style queue, longer waits in pain, and a centrally-directed rationing of service.

The aforementioned Boston Globe article on soaking the rich explains that New York's increased confiscation of income from the "deep-pocketed rich" through higher taxes is producing a "millionaires' exit."

Said New York's lieutenant governor, Richard Ravitch, regarding the flight of the state's millionaires and the decline in government revenues that has already occurred as a result of the higher tax rates: "People aren't wedded to a geographic place as they once were."
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In Atlas Shrugged,
a novel by Ayn Rand, the most productive and creative citizens in the United States --- the innovators, risk-takers, artists, entrepreneurs, capitalists, intellectuals, industrialists --- overturn the conventional concept of victimhood and go on strike, refusing any longer to be exploited by society, refusing to be demonized as too successful, too rich, too individualistic, too free.

Led by John Galt, the novel's hero,
the industrious organize a strike against the ever-expanding yoke of government coercion. They strike to halt the murder of man's spirit, to halt the confiscation of man's work, to defend individualism, reason, liberty, human achievement and the market economy.

They strike by mysteriously disappearing,
by withdrawing their productivity from society, by withdrawing their minds and ingenuity, in a walkout that Galt describes as "stopping the motor of the world."

Near the climax of the novel,
Galt takes over a radio broadcast to reveal the strike and its rationale, explain why society has collapsed into an ever-growing crisis of scarcity and misery, and deliver a manifesto for liberty to a corrupt society:
SNIP
http://spectator.org/archives/2009/10/06/atlas-is-shrugging

lacarnut
10-07-2009, 12:11 AM
The administration has already started reducing the amount of payments to doctors and hospitals under medicare. Doctors will quit taking new medicare patients. If a public option or government plan is adopted, that will make matters worse as like the article states many doctors will close up shop. Obama could give 2 shits about the health care of the citizens; he and his liberal cronies are after control of a big chunk of the economy.

Taxing the crap out of the rich has never worked. The top tax rate under Carter was 70%; unemployment and interest rates skyrocketed. This fool in the WH is going to do the same thing. The luxury tax on cars, boats, furs and diamonds did very little to bring in extra revenue. The rich just quit buying and a number of the boat builders in the northeast went out business. The rich have the means to wade out anything the government throws their way; the politicians are too stupid to realize it.

megimoo
10-07-2009, 12:53 AM
The administration has already started reducing the amount of payments to doctors and hospitals under medicare. Doctors will quit taking new medicare patients. If a public option or government plan is adopted, that will make matters worse as like the article states many doctors will close up shop. Obama could give 2 shits about the health care of the citizens; he and his liberal cronies are after control of a big chunk of the economy.

Taxing the crap out of the rich has never worked. The top tax rate under Carter was 70%; unemployment and interest rates skyrocketed. This fool in the WH is going to do the same thing. The luxury tax on cars, boats, furs and diamonds did very little to bring in extra revenue. The rich just quit buying and a number of the boat builders in the northeast went out business. The rich have the means to wade out anything the government throws their way; the politicians are too stupid to realize it.
I wonder how it will all end ?He won't change his plans no matter what we say or do.

We have a little more than three years of this madness .Will the people take matters into their own hands when things get really bad,more so than they are now ?

They,the people in the Congress and White House,must be aware of this,most of them are not stupid people.Are they all insane or are they being very clever ?

The Socialistic liberals have become the avowed enemy of America. More so now than ever before.

They are knowingly destroying America and they stand there and smile in our faces daring us to do something about it !

Obama has stacked the White House with his radical Czars and is pushing a policy of dictatorial controls for our country.

He is the laughing stock of Europe and Asia.America is in shambles because of his lack of leadership and total inexperience.

Most of his Political advises are sixty's Era Black radical Maoists and most/some of the white ones were revolutionary Communists and wanted terrorists .

Some are Homosexual activists and pedophile advocates placed in charge of protecting our children.All of his war council are radical anti American, anti military anti Vietnam war era Hippies bent on defunding and emasculating our military .

He is a raging,egotistical blunderer prone to exuberance and shallow rhetoric and given to posturing in public on his news media . A Black Julius Caesar sans Laurel wreaths tied with red and black ribbons !

NJCardFan
10-07-2009, 06:49 AM
Did you hear the bombshell Obama dropped saying doctor's student loans may be forgiven if they practice in rural areas?

Gingersnap
10-07-2009, 09:49 AM
"Looter Class" - I like that. :D

Nubs
10-07-2009, 11:12 AM
The Michigan Dems want to place a 3% additional tax on doctors gross income as a specific line item in the next budget.