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How about practice what you preach? Use your own personal finances to aid othersl. However, do not expect others who do not fall under your line of thinking to follow your suit.
Would that be the unconstitutional IRS you are referring to?
You are a hypocrit, do not put words into my mouth. I actually endorse the fairtax. I am not against paying taxes, so long as the system is fair, and far more pro buisness. I also do not want the government meddling in my personal finances. I want to have the final say.
You lost me...
So, you would deny me the right to take a crap, but would gladly shell out the extra dough for someone who doesnt work, and lives off the government?
Ask yourself this, why do people from all around the world, prefer to come to the US instead of France and Denmark? Surely if those places were so great, people would be flocking to get in?
I think the famous heat wave France experienced in 2003, where 15,000 died from a mere heat wave, indicated how fragile their governmental run systems are.
There are loopholes, and the system can, and is being abused.
What kind of policies would you persue to ensure stable job growth? How would you successfully keep jobs from oursourcing to successful capitalist nations?
Give them credit, they have lifted over 300 million people out of poverty in a rather short period of time. Or would you prefer that 300 million of their people still lay in poverty?
They do pay taxes, however, they do not have the embeded costs of complying to a complicated tax code like ours. Often times, American goods are taxed twice, which makes the end product more expensive and less competitive in the global market.
Why? Its your opinion. Anyone can move up in a free market driven by pure capitalism.
The soviet union? Nazi Germany? North Korea? How about China? Was it working for China before they embraced capitalism? How about this, you show me where pure socialism has worked past and present...
I will let the endless speculative rants continue... Here is the problem I see with the argument you are presenting. You post a tribute thread to the possible future demise of capitalism, and in its place, socialism springs forward, and then make the rest of this thread about your ideal world of how you think things should be ran... I can see now that this thread is a waste of my time. You sir, should be ashamed!
Originally posted by The Transhumanist
Not only do I donate to a homeless shelter, but I also spend a considerable amount of time volunteering and helping send out letters which bring in a substantial amount of money for the shelter.
Try taking it up with the CONSTITUTIONAL IRS
If you don't pay taxes and you aren't looking for work, why should you expect the right to municipal services?
Contrary to your belief, people do move to western Europe. It's a little hard for the Mexicans to get there however.
United States Tops Desired Destination Countries
The United States is the top desired destination country for the 700 million adults who would like to relocate permanently to another country. Nearly one-quarter (24%) of these respondents, which translates to more than 165 million adults worldwide, name the United States as their desired future residence. With an additional estimated 45 million saying they would like to move to Canada, Northern America is one of the two most desired regions.
A lot of people die from lack of care over here too you know.
Infrastructure and lowering small business taxes.
Make it illegal for multinationals to take jobs oversees.
What would you do?
Credit given. I am still waiting for that concerted effort to help the rest.
So your ok with exploiting the working class?
Why use the obvious failures in half assed socialism? Are you afraid to touch on western europe? Many countries with more socialist policies than us are seeing consistent growth.
And now I'm willing to wager that since your selfish excuse for an argument has crumbled, and your defense mechanism of the thread being a waste of time has sprung up, you will refuse to respond further.