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  • bjspokanimal bjspokanimal Mar 1, 2013 6:31 PM Flag

    You are Probably Correct, Major Margaret Houlihan

    You are probably correct. Over the past 100 years, countries that have adopted incremental socialism as the U.S. is doing usually experience electoral, self-reinforcement of that socialism.

    For example, the vast majority of the 47% of Americans who pay no federal income tax will vote for the candidate that pledges to perpetuate their tax status.

    Conversely, those who are taxed to smitherines (the top 1%) will vote for the candidate who might give them some relief.

    The result is that the 47% overwhelms the 1% at the balot box, and both taxes and government spending continue to grow out of control as deficits mount and the country that has thus fallen victim to such a "socialist vortex" spirals toward bankruptcy and it's associated anarchy.

    Even today, corporations are hoarding record amounts of cash overseas to avoid America's highest-on-the-planet corporate tax rates... and numerous Billionaires have ex-patriated to foreign countries (google: Edwardo Saverin, Steve Wozniak and John Paulson for some examples).

    America needs their $Billions HERE, invested in AMERICAN industry employing AMERICAN workers...

    ... and Obama is running them all out of the country.

    Yes, Obama won... and America is losing big as a result of that fact.

    And I believe you're correct... we're too deep into the vortex to reverse the trend and re-construct a viable, free-enterprise economy like the one that build America's wealth in the first place.

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