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sinkingfeeling Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-09-10 03:18 PM
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4. Do you think they might believe Forbes?
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  -"Tax cuts result in *increased* tax revenue for government at all levels." arbusto_baboso  Jun-09-10 03:13 PM   #0 
  - Always ask where their proof is.  liberal N proud   Jun-09-10 03:14 PM   #1 
  - They always turn it around on me and ask for proof that it's not true.  arbusto_baboso   Jun-09-10 03:15 PM   #2 
     - bu$h tax cuts = 2008 recession  liberal N proud   Jun-09-10 03:21 PM   #6 
     - They made the claim first and it is on them to provide the facts.  LiberalFighter   Jun-09-10 03:24 PM   #8 
     - Easy- Reagan  n2doc   Jun-09-10 03:56 PM   #14 
        - And by "he had to raise them back up some", that would mean "on the middle/working class".  HughBeaumont   Jun-10-10 07:16 AM   #29 
  - Not if the economy is faltering during such time  Oregone   Jun-09-10 03:16 PM   #3 
  - Do you think they might believe Forbes?  sinkingfeeling   Jun-09-10 03:18 PM   #4 
  - I appreciate the links. However....  arbusto_baboso   Jun-09-10 03:21 PM   #5 
     - Then say, "But you said it causes increased revenue, which has nothing to do with spending."  sinkingfeeling   Jun-09-10 03:34 PM   #11 
  - tax model  Gaedel   Jun-09-10 03:23 PM   #7 
  - Show me the numbers...  ljm2002   Jun-09-10 03:26 PM   #9 
  - This is Reagan era bullshit that has yet to bear fruit.  Catshrink   Jun-09-10 03:30 PM   #10 
  - In a closed system where assets cannot be indefinitely sequestered that would be the case  XemaSab   Jun-09-10 03:46 PM   #12 
  - Higher taxes lead to more business investment  nichomachus   Jun-09-10 04:10 PM   #16 
     - In a nutshell!  HughBeaumont   Jun-10-10 07:27 AM   #30 
     - +100.  Hannah Bell   Jun-10-10 08:34 AM   #32 
  - Small truth into a big lie  zipplewrath   Jun-09-10 03:50 PM   #13 
  - "And they have taxes way higher than we do."  NoNothing   Jun-09-10 04:10 PM   #15 
     - You know Germany has state income taxes too, right?  fishbulb703   Jun-09-10 04:51 PM   #23 
     - You threw in the word "income"  zipplewrath   Jun-10-10 06:56 AM   #26 
        - oh, their economies will tank. have, in several notable cases, already.  Hannah Bell   Jun-10-10 08:37 AM   #33 
  - K & R! For later study of all the ideas on this thread.  pnorman   Jun-09-10 04:11 PM   #17 
  - Ask them why Bush 1 had to go back on his "No new taxes" pledge..  Winterblues   Jun-09-10 04:25 PM   #18 
  - well, if they want a smaller gov't that takes less in taxes, they should want higher rates!  unblock   Jun-09-10 04:45 PM   #19 
  - Bingo!  inchhigh   Jun-09-10 05:59 PM   #25 
  - When there is a real opposition party again.  mmonk   Jun-09-10 04:48 PM   #20 
  - Yeah and how is that deregulation working out for you freepers?  Kingofalldems   Jun-09-10 04:49 PM   #21 
  - A Book to read that debunks supply-side economics  dtotire   Jun-09-10 04:50 PM   #22 
  - That makes about as much sense as saying I reduced the amount you had to pay me, so you paid me more  4lbs   Jun-09-10 05:00 PM   #24 
  - So NO TAXES AT ALL= THE MOST GOVERNMENT MONEY! YESSSSS!!!!!  WinkyDink   Jun-10-10 07:00 AM   #27 
  - Recommend  xchrom   Jun-10-10 07:06 AM   #28 
  - (please note that this is an intellectual exercise) one of the underlying tenets  melm00se   Jun-10-10 07:57 AM   #31 
     - Is it really possible that all the triumphant declarations that the Reagan  Hannah Bell   Jun-10-10 08:40 AM   #34 
        - that's because  melm00se   Jun-10-10 10:43 AM   #35 

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