The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground. —THOMAS JEFFERSON, 1788

The many victims of Barack Obama’s economy

Politico

President Obama has succeeded in his long twilight struggle to make the “rich” pay more to live in Obama’s America. In defending his call for ever higher taxes, he said, “Let’s get this done so we can move on to fix the economy.” Actually, the fact that he wants to do this is the main reason why the economy needs fixing.

For you class warriors out there who are delighted that the president is finally going to stick it to the “rich” and make them pay their fair share, a cautionary note is in order. What price is too high for “fairness?” What if in the pursuit to level incomes we wind up making everyone poorer?

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