Government's "help"--the death of "success."

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  1. rbell

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    This is relayed by Neal Boortz. He can get colorful, so I've toned down a phrase or two. But his point is clear: All of this "financial reform," coupled with "the fortunate" paying "their fair share," will have some significant unintended consequences:

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    Scary stuff...but he's right. Soon, if the Community Organizer gets his way...it simply won't be possible to succeed. You'll have such an obligation to "share the wealth," or "pay your fair share," or "help the less fortunate," it won't be worth putting in the effort to begin with.
     
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    Everyone can't be a millionaire because maybe only one out of a million has the right smarts, the right temperament, the right idea, and are in the right place at the right time. Some of them become millionaires by convincing a a million people that "anyone can become rich like me. All you gots to do is . . . ."

    I don't think the tax rate or the political situation will stop these people from climbing their way up the food chain.
     
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    So, you don't think confiscatory taxes or onerous regulations stifle growth, or stunt new business ventures?

    You're way off on this one. Of course these things matter.
     
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    So, you think most successful people are that way because of luck?
     
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    Good points by Boortz in the OP. The gov't has smothered the business sector with so many regulations, taxes, and mandates, that new business start ups are virtually non existent. Too many hoops so why bother. Billwald is typical of the liberal left. It is obvious by his post that he is an anti-capitalist. This is the attitude that is destroying American jobs, entrepreneurship, and free enterprise. The State is moving very quickly to curtail business opportunities and financial liberty so that these institutions and responsibilities transfer from the people's hands to the Government.
     

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