View Full Version : Giving Government More Tax Money like 'Giving a Cocaine Addict More Cocaine'
09-20-2011, 03:35 PM
CINCINNATI — U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said Monday he agrees with President Barack Obama that everyone should pay their fair share of taxes, but that "class warfare" and higher taxes won't solve the nation's economic problems..... The Ohio Republican spoke to a business group luncheon at the University of Cincinnati less than two hours after Obama detailed a deficit reduction plan that includes higher taxes for wealthy Americans..... "I understand that it's easy to go out there and talk about taxing billionaires," Boehner said, but he said "class warfare isn't leadership" and the big need is to get people...
09-21-2011, 10:43 AM
It's a fundamental difference in the purpose of government. The capitalist believes that people should retain their own money, create their own businesses, provide products and services, and hire employees. The government believes that the government should own the business, have an infrastructure that employs people to oversee the government owned businesses, and provide the products and services. Governments are spectacularly ineffecient in creating wealth because there is no obligation on the part of the government to be profitable. Because the government can simply take what it needs financially in the form of taxes, there is not only no need for government businesses to make money there are no penalties if it doesn't.
The Post Office, UPS and Fed-Ex all provide the same services. Only the post office is bankrupt.
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