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Forum Post: Critique This Argument, Please, Pt II.

Posted 6 years ago on March 7, 2012, 4:11 p.m. EST by xyz123 (0) from Brooklyn, NY
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[-] 1 points by richardkentgates (3269) 6 years ago

The tax argument is a distraction and always has been. By complaining about taxes, you avoid discussing wages because the government is never so worried about individual income as they are worried about paying the gov bills. So the wealthy keep the politicians worried about taxes with the idea that higher costs will result in less labor and wages (without saying) must not increase for the same reason.

The entire time, everyone seems to forget that higher wages result in a broader tax base that would get the gov bills paid, and without twisting arms as it would be coming in lower denominations but higher volume. But keeping us out of the tax base keeps politicians paying attention to the few instead of us, because we aren't paying the countries bills. They want it this way. It empowers them and disenfranchises us. It isn't about money to them, it's about power.

Hungry people work. Remember that.

My advice, stop letting them distract you with what "They" say is important, because it almost always is a distraction and a way to get you talking about what they want, instead of what you need.

[-] -1 points by BlackSun (275) from Agua León, BC 6 years ago

So the government should set wages?