While it's true that those with a lot of money have an opportunity to help out those who don't, I'm not sure that it's fair to write laws that make it seem like those a certain income bracket are obligated to help others, by force if necessary, through taxation.
7/9/2009 02:17:42 am
I'm not a fan of the argument that increased taxes for those who have more will lead to decreased liberties across the board. It's all so speculative and (at least in this brief post) lacking a factual basis.
7/9/2009 03:55:10 am
A friend once commented to me that they didn't understand why there are middle class or even poor economic conservatives, as their self-interest should drive them to be more economically left-biased.
Jamie: Unfortunately, I have limited time and am unable to always meet the "lengthy post" requirements to fully address the issues... one day when I don't have to work 12 hours a day I'm hoping this will change! =)
Here's the thing that gets lost in this discussion, I think:
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Nathan Key likes to think about faith and philosophy and talk about it with others. He lives with his family in New Hampshire. He doesn't always refer to himself in the third person.