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    Do you think Obama wants to redistribute wealth?

    What do you think and why would he want to do that?
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    Re: Do you think Obama wants to redistribute wealth?

    Only to a more fair point but yes. The current system favors the super rich way too much.

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    Re: Do you think Obama wants to redistribute wealth?

    Sure he does. That gives the unproductive members of society (like community agitators) access to, and control over, wealth produced by others.
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    Re: Do you think Obama wants to redistribute wealth?

    Sure - upwards.

    That's what Keynesian economics is about: for every tax dollar you give a business (so the theory goes), it produces two dollars in real value in return - the original dollar and the return on its investment.

    Obama is, if anything, creating a safety net for business interests like green technology and the information sector.
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    Re: Do you think Obama wants to redistribute wealth?

    If the answer were yes, it'd make him no different from the likes of economists such as Milton Friedman, who supported a NEGATIVE income tax in conjunction with his flat tax proposal. Chew on that for a minute.
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    Re: Do you think Obama wants to redistribute wealth?

    Quote Originally Posted by Navy Pride View Post
    What do you think and why would he want to do that?
    Duh. Which politician doesn't?
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    Re: Do you think Obama wants to redistribute wealth?

    It's called progressive taxation, and has been a staple of economic policy for decades. Nothing revolutionary or radical at play, especially when considering the proposed hike would still reside well below rates that were implemented throughout the latter half of the 20th century.

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    Re: Do you think Obama wants to redistribute wealth?

    Quote Originally Posted by German guy View Post
    Duh. Which politician doesn't?
    Any real Conservative.
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    Re: Do you think Obama wants to redistribute wealth?

    Quote Originally Posted by Navy Pride View Post
    Any real Conservative.
    such as....?

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    Re: Do you think Obama wants to redistribute wealth?

    government seems to exist for little more than redistributing wealth anymore... so I highly doubt that there is any politician out there that doesn't do it or want to do it.

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