Let's look at the naivetè of right-wing Republicans.
They believe supply-side governing is best. The supply-side approach of Ronald Reagan and George H.W. and George W. Bush added $12 trillion to the national debt. They can't accept that the free-market is "socialism" for the rich.
Supply-side policies give the private sector taxpayer money. Clearly, free market means free money.
Republicans push privatizing entitlements seeing those dollars going to Wall Street instead of protecting the most vulnerable citizens. The GOP leadership preaches that cutting taxes creates jobs and raises revenue. Start with jobs. We've had eight years of George W. Bush's tax cuts and two years of extensions under President Barack Obama, adding $5 trillion to the debt. Well, where are the jobs? Corporate taxes aren't the issue. After all, the tax codes for corporations are overflowing with paid (lobbyist) loopholes.
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Right now, corporate socialists want a "territorial" tax system, relieving them from ever paying taxes on foreign profits again. Their money won't be spent on a healthy educated workforce and a sound infrastructure, the very things that make this country competitive. On "Meet the Press" economist Alan Greenspan was asked whether he thought tax cuts pay for themselves. He said, "They do not." Imagine that. When well Republicans voters get the message?
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