socialists are lying about taxing the rich | politics - world news at abelard.org
latest changes & additions at abelard.org link to short briefings documents link to document abstracts link to list of useful data tables quotations at abelard.org, with source document where relevant economics and money zone at abelard.org - government swindles and how to transfer money on the net latest news headlines at abelard's news and comment zone socialism, sociology, supporting documents described France zone at abelard.org - another France Energy - beyond fossil fuels visit abelard's gallery about abelard and abelard.org

back to abelard's front page

site map


news and comment
politics - world

article archives at abelard's news and comment zone topic archives: politics - world

for previously archived news article pages, visit the news archive page (click on the button above)

New translation, the Magna Carta

'Y

  Follow abelard.org      
   


socialists are lying about taxing the rich

Woodrow Wilson, 1919 [Democrat President of USA]
The Congress might well consider whether the higher rates of income and profits taxes can in peace times be effectively productive of revenue, and whether they may not, on the contrary, be destructive of business activity and productive of waste and inefficiency. There is a point at which in peace times high rates of income and profits taxes discourage energy, remove the incentive to new enterprise, encourage extravagant expenditures, and produce industrial stagnation with consequent unemployment and other attendant evils.

 
J.F. Kennedy, 1962 [Democrat President of USA]
It is a paradoxical truth that tax rates are too high today and tax revenues are too low and the soundest way to raise revenue in the long run is to cut the rates now.
 
 
J.M. Keynes, 1933
Taxation may be so high as to defeat its object ... given sufficient time to gather the fruits, a reduction of taxation will run a better chance, than an increase, of balancing the budget. [The means to prosperity in Essays in Persuasion, p.338]


relevant supplement
useful essay by laffer on supply-side economics

“Trickle down” theory and “Tax cuts for the rich” by Thomas Sowell

Sowell shows that the so-called trickle down theory was a class war propaganda ploy, probably first mentioned in a speech by President Roosevelt in 1921. This has been repeated endlessly by dishonest politicians ever since. Economists and opponents pointed out that Roosevelt’s “squeeze the rich” rhetoric was not efficacious in the real world.

Quotes from “Trickle down” theory and “Tax cuts for the rich” , 2012
(pamphlet, 13 pages of text plus notes)

Trickle down theory - Thomas Sowell

Hoover Institution Press, staple-bound, 2012
ISBN-10: 0817916156
ISBN-13: 978-0817916152

$5.00 [amazon.com]
£3.11 [amazon.co.uk]

Kindle edition
Hoover Institution Press, 2012
162 KB
ASIN: B009EV1RKI
$3.85 [amazon.com]



the web address for the article above is
http://www.abelard.org/news/politics_world_072012.php#taxing_the_rich_151112





advertising
disclaimer


advertising
disclaimer


advertising
disclaimer




after 50 years, people are now allowed to escape from the cuban people’s paradise

“It has taken half a century but Cuba has finally bowed to the inevitable and announced the lifting of foreign travel restrictions on its citizens. From next January they will no longer require exit permits to go overseas, leaving North Korea as the only communist state left that continues to immure its own people...”

related material
socialist religions



the web address for the article above is
http://www.abelard.org/news/politics_world_072012.php#cuba_frees_up_191012

brilliant speech to the un by cameron while obama whines and bows


full speech: 17:07 mins

Marker at abelard.org

Here is appeaser Obama trying to sanitise and normalise the madness across the Islamic world as if it is just another minor local difficulty.

“Moreover, there will always be those that reject human progress, dictators who cling to power, corrupt interests that depend on the status quo, and extremists who fan the flames of hate and division. From Northern Ireland to South Asia, from Africa to the Americas, from the Balkans to the Pacific Rim, we've witnesses convulsions that can accompany transitions to a new political order. ” [Barak Obama, to the same meeting at the UN, 2012]

related material
who is barack obama?



the web address for the article above is
http://www.abelard.org/news/politics_world_072012.php#cameron_un_speech_260912

iran deliberately lies about ban ki-moon warnings

“Mr Ban responded to the ayatollah's statement by calling on Iran to build confidence in its nuclear ambitions by co-operating fully with the Security Council over its nuclear programme.

“He also rebuked Tehran for its hostility towards Israel, saying: "I strongly reject threats by any member states to destroy another or outrageous attempts to deny historical facts such as Holocaust."

“However, Mr Ban's comments were also altered on Iranian state TV.

“IRTV1 removed all references to Israel and the Holocaust, while rolling news channel IRINN's translation was: "I, as the secretary-general, cannot accept that threats or improper words are used in the political scene and create a situation which we cannot control."

“IRINN's translation of Mr Ban's comments on the nuclear issue wrongly stated that he had noted that "the Islamic Republic of Iran's co-operation with the International Atomic Energy Agency has been constructive, effective and positive". ”



the web address for the article above is
http://www.abelard.org/news/politics_world_072012.php#iran_nuclear_lies_310812

putin paranoia attacks net - socialist hollande wants to control peugeot

As socialis”ts have destroyed many major economies, they seek to limit freedom and grab still more power for the state.

“A bill that criminalizes libel and imposes fines of up to $153,400 on violators, and a measure that requires non-governmental organizations, or NGOs, that receive foreign funding to register as "foreign agents," were approved by the lower house of the parliament Friday, the last day of the legislative session. On Wednesday, the lower house unanimously approved a bill that provides for a federal registry of websites that could face being shut down for carrying prohibited material.” [Quoted from latimes.com]

Marker at abelard.org

“French President Francois Hollande said on Saturday Peugeot must renegotiate a plan to lay off 8,000 workers to lessen its social impact and accused the carmaker of lying over its intentions and making serious strategic errors. In a television interview, Hollande said a government rescue plan for the ailing car sector due to be announced on July 25 would include public incentives to encourage consumers to purchase French-made, environmentally friendly cars.” [Quoted from reuters.com]

related material
duck’s disease and power
socialist religions

the web address for the article above is
http://www.abelard.org/news/politics_world_072012.php#x


You are here: politics - world news from July 2012 < News < Home

latest abstracts briefings information   hearing damage memory France zone

email abelard email abelard at abelard.org

© abelard, 2012, 1 july
all rights reserved

variable words
prints as increasing A4 pages (on my printer and set-up)