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originally posted by: TheBandit795
a reply to: reddragon2015
The only way there can be a fair share if there is a flat tax in where everyone, including the poorest pay the exact same percentage.
There's more than enough money in the world for everyone to thrive. This pathetic constant argument about taxes & taking the "hard earned" wages from one group to another is theft gives me such a headache, you are all so long term conditioned & addicted to the system & inherent slavery within it. Humans deserve our plight, & we should be eradicated for failing as an advanced species.
No one needs more than $10million dollars to live more than comfortably for their entire life. End of story. I'm pretty sure we could spread the wealth all damn day long & these greedy billionaire pricks would be just fine.
"Some fraction of each dollar taxed will always be absorbed in wages and salaries of the administrative bureaucracy, costs of purchasing, powering, maintaining and replacing equipment, buildings, etc., and other overhead costs. Only the remainder will actually be received by the target population in the form of cash or in kind payments. Many advocates of compulsory income redistribution have tended to ignore this inconvenient fact altogether in their writings, however. Indeed, most of the public discussion proceeds with an implicit assumption of costless, dollar-for-dollar income transfers."
"Of course it is also true of private charities dependent on voluntary donations that they have costs absorbing part of their revenue, but there is a huge difference in the efficiency with which they operate relative to government… [P]ublic income redistribution agencies are estimated to absorb about two-thirds of each dollar budgeted to them in overhead costs, and in some cases as much as three-quarters of each dollar. Using government data, Robert L. Woodson… calculated that, on average, 70 cents of each dollar budgeted for government assistance goes not to the poor, but to the members of the welfare bureaucracy and others serving the poor. Michael Tanner… cites regional studies supporting this 70/30 split."