Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Obama Wants the US to be More Like Europe

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According to the chart, Europeans pay between 60% and 85% of their income to the central government. That does not leave very much for local taxes or basic expenses.

Obama's quest for central control triggers new culture war

Problems with central planning

Forcing taxpayers to bail out exorbitant union pension plans

When judges join the unions -- there will be no justice

A hail of income redistribution from above

1 comment:

Ronduck said...

The Soviet Union was based upon low cash wages, with the state providing housing and public transportation. In fact, now that I think about the matter, I remember reading that the Soviet Union had to provide a 75% subsidy for public transportation in order to make it viable.