[FoRK] One fundamental problem with the left...
zero at rawbw.com
Mon Jun 9 20:45:24 PDT 2008
On Mon, 9 Jun 2008, Jeff Bone wrote:
> On Jun 9, 2008, at 7:10 PM, Jeff Bone wrote:
> > On Jun 9, 2008, at 5:31 PM, Zee Roe wrote:
> >> On Mon, 9 Jun 2008, Jeff Bone wrote:
> >>> True tax cuts --- when they are unencumbered with deficit spending
> >>> ---
> >>> don't *cost* money, they *save* money. ...
> >> So -- with your caveat -- when's the last time that happened?
> >> Tax cuts, as they are likely to happen in the next 10 years, cost
> >> money.
> > In order for something to cost money, that cost has to be born by
> > *some identifiable party.*
> > Who do tax cuts cost?
> > Nobody. *Government spending* costs *individual tax payers* money.
> > Tax cuts cost nothing; they are merely a reduction in the
> > government stealing money from its people.
> Oh, and... if you can't understand that line of thinking...
> <best Jeff Foxworthy voice...>
> ...you might be a lefty!
> Which was sort of the whole point.
My point is that tax cuts *without* spending cuts result in higher taxes
in X years when the proverbial chickens come home to roost, in practice
costing you money. If you can't see /that/ line of thinking, you must
vote libertarian and think it makes a difference. :)
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