Thursday, 26 April 2012

Do high taxes & prosperity go hand in hand?


  1. It will be interesting to see how this policy actually works out, which I fear it might. What horrible, disgusting, 'appeal to envy' techniques they are using... without even getting the base facts right. But, I guess when you are riding on emotions alone, the facts of the matter are inconsequential. Also, the fact that they have the nerve to call it the "Buffet Rule" is quite intriguing.

  2. Hal Incandenza26 Apr 2012, 13:03:00

    Why do you objectivists have to be so objectionable though? What's with that? Is it intentional?

    Even if (purely hypothetically) your arguments about the mighty super rich were compelling and logical, your audience would be completely alienated by the the tone of the schoolgirl-like buffoons you put up to present them.

  3. May we suppose you're suggesting your own "tone" as an exemplar?

    This would presume it to be a winning strategy to replace logic with snark.

  4. Hal Incandenza26 Apr 2012, 14:04:00

    "This would presume it to be a winning strategy to replace logic with snark."

    You mean that's not already your presumption? With you guys it's gone beyond a strategy and is now a modus vivendi. I'm just being polite; when in Rome etc.


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