The Lunacy is Taxing

Barack Obama thinks the economy needs a $50 billion boost:

On the first day of what is to be a two-week economic tour around the country, Barack Obama said Monday he thinks lawmakers need to inject another $50 billion immediately into the sluggish U.S. economy.

The only thing lawmakers can inject into anything is economic misery and/or syphilis.

Here’s an idea: Just leave the money in the private sector and don’t take it in the first place if you’re so damn concerned about keeping money in the economy.

“But Doug, how can the government send money back if they don’t take it in the first place? HMMM?

Good point, Senator Shortbus.

As a matter of fact, Obama’s so concerned with the economy that he voted for the bill that will repeal the Bush tax cuts in 2010, thus creating trillions in new taxes (even for ::gulp:: “working people”).

These will be new taxes that Investors Business Daily called “gargantuan” and “supply-side economics in reverse — creating massive disincentives to work, save and invest, and shrinking the pie.”

Nice to see Democrats sticking to what they do best: Devouring our pie.

Author: Doug Powers

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