[OPE-L:6127] Re: Re: possible ways out of the 'crisis'?

From: Fred B. Moseley (fmoseley@mtholyoke.edu)
Date: Thu Nov 01 2001 - 01:19:49 EST

On Tue, 30 Oct 2001, Patrick L. Mason wrote:

> Jerry:
> Conservatives really aren't interested in whether tax cuts generate jobs. 
> The supply-side language accompanying these cuts is just political filler, 
> spin control, unadulterated garbage. Rather, the real objective is the 
> libertarian desire to reduce the size of government, to reduce government 
> spending and transfer payments purely for the sake of reducing government 
> spending and transfer payments. Lowering tax revenues creates a budget 
> deficit that conservatives then argue can only be solved by lowering 
> spending. The net impact is to redistribute income toward the wealthy.
> America has been Southernized.

Which is really too bad, and I speak as one from the South, but with a
different point of view.  

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