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Subject:  Tax plans that will hurt liberals Date:  11/12/2012  9:58 AM
Author:  ShelbyBoy Number:  110775 of 177113

If you haven't been reading any of the proposals for new taxes that will hurt liberals, there are a number of them floating around. Below is one idea, I recommend reading the article for more:

http://www.humanevents.com/2012/11/09/taxing-big-blue/

Excerpt:

“The movie excise tax was imposed in response to the high deficits after World War Two,” Reynolds recalled. ”Deficits are high again, and there’s already historical precedent. Of course, to keep up with technology, the tax should now apply to DVDs, downloadable movies, pay-per-view and the like. But in these financially perilous times, why should movie stars and studio moguls, with their yachts, swimming pools and private jets, not at least shoulder the burden they carried back in Harry Truman’s day – when, to be honest, movies were better anyway.”

As Reynolds noted, one side effect of such proposals is that it causes far-Left Hollywood types to suddenly begin babbling about the depressing effects of high tax rates upon economic growth, as though they had been suddenly possessed by the ghost of Milton Friedman. That’s fun even if the tax proposals end up getting defeated. Especially now that we have YouTube to disseminate and immortalize their panicked bursts of “trickle-down economic” wisdom.
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