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Futile Tax Solutions

The lamestream media told you:

"Desperate to balance their budgets and offset rising service costs, cities are increasingly turning to higher fees, rates and taxes," according to published "news" reports. http://tinyurl.com/d2wgu4

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

Ignoring the known failures of Keynesian economics, where government soaks money out of the economy, keeps some, redistributes what's left, and worsens economic conditions for everyone, cities are increasingly turning to higher fees, rates and taxes in desperate but futile hopes to balance their budgets and offset rising service costs, according to unpublished news reports.

"People have little extra cash, everyone knows that," says one educated housewife, who competes with economics professors for common sense. "If government tries to take more of our money away, people will simply avoid those pricier services, and government ends up with less. A fifth grader can figure that out," she said, on condition of anonymity for fear of aggravating economists nationwide. "If government wants to get more money it should reduce taxes, which spurs the economy, and the growth fills the tax chests." This is a proven result, she says. Taxpayers like the idea, according to a massive survey with a margin of error of plus-or-minus no points.

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Virginian

The educated housewife is being unfair to third graders. :)

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