[FoRK] One fundamental problem with the left...

Zee Roe 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.
>
> jb

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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