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In his “Plan to Restore America,” Paul, a Republican lawmaker from Texas, proposes $1 trillion in cuts to government agencies, including the termination of the departments of Commerce, Education, Energy, Interior and Housing and Urban Development. The cuts contained in the economic plan would slash thousands of jobs that Paul concludes to be “nonproductive.”
Originally posted by darkest4
reply to post by eLPresidente
You forgot to include the part where he wants to drastically cut taxes on corporations and the rich while cutting many programs which support the poor and middle classes not to mention drastically cut many federal jobs thus increasing unemployment..
"Paul would also make far-reaching changes to federal tax policy, reducing the top corporate income tax rate to 15 percent, eliminating capital gains and dividends taxes and allowing for repatriation of overseas capital without tax penalties. All tax cuts enacted under former President George W. Bush would be extended."
Ron Paul is great in many ways but sorry but he is one of the biggest corporate/rich supporters out there... He also believes in deregulation of corporations/wallstreet... cause ya we see where that has gotten us. A truely "free market" only works in a fictional world where corporate/rich people greed doesn't exist. When corporations/rich get huge tax cuts they don't distribute the wealth to the poor out of the goodness of their heart, they give their ceo's fatter bonuses and make their rich share holders richer.
If he becomes president the gap between the rich and poor will become bigger than ever and corporations/rich elite will have more power and wealth than ever. Is that really what you want?edit on 18-10-2011 by darkest4 because: (no reason given)