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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