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    Default Warren Buffet calls Ron Paul "Pathetic"

    http://www.businessinsider.com/warre...athetic-2011-8

    Who died and made buffet lord of the lands?

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    Well he called everyone pathetic but he is still wrong.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Silverhandorder View Post
    Well he called everyone pathetic but he is still wrong.
    Buffet needs to retire already.

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    Quote Originally Posted by QingWhoseen View Post
    Buffet needs to retire already.
    By donating all he has towards debt reduction.
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    Quote Originally Posted by QingWhoseen View Post
    http://www.businessinsider.com/warre...athetic-2011-8

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    He didn't. He called what all the candidates were doing was pathetic. (Vetoing a certain ratio of tax increases to spending cuts). It's bullshit anyway any probably most of them won't actually do it, they just have to say so to get the nomination and that's what's making it pathetic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Weeking View Post
    He didn't. He called what all the candidates were doing was pathetic. (Vetoing a certain ratio of tax increases to spending cuts). It's bullshit anyway any probably most of them won't actually do it, they just have to say so to get the nomination and that's what's making it pathetic.
    Ron Paul would absolutely not raise any taxes if he can prevent it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Silverhandorder View Post
    Ron Paul would absolutely not raise any taxes if he can prevent it.
    Yeah, so he's the person WB was referring to the least if he's informed about RP.
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    I could only find mention of Ron Paul in the tag, but not in the actual article. Sources?

    But to answer your question in the OP, George Washington; and King George the III.

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    I'm torn about raising taxes in times of crisis really. What are the arguments against it? And I don't want any armchair-economists to answer this question without bringing articles, interviews with real economists (preferably professors) and others.
    Fuck you.

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    OP used Ron Paul's name to get more hits, that's all.
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    99% of human resource offices are paid for by grants (non-tax dollars).

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    The man is right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aragoni View Post
    I'm torn about raising taxes in times of crisis really. What are the arguments against it? And I don't want any armchair-economists to answer this question without bringing articles, interviews with real economists (preferably professors) and others.
    http://mises.org/books/economicsethics.pdf

    One of the first sections on taxes. He explains how taxes increase our time preference. During recession this means we would take on less productive enterprises because usually they are the ones that take less time to complete. Think of fishing with your hands vs making a fishing net. You may fish all day and catch a fish or spend a week weaving a net to catch much more fish.

    So if we are less productive this means we make less wealth and we can not sustain growth of the economy.
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    ^
    Written by a guy who's entirely against taxation, borderline anarchist.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Emolas View Post
    The man is right.
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    ^
    Written by a guy who's entirely against taxation, borderline anarchist.
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    99% of human resource offices are paid for by grants (non-tax dollars).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Silverhandorder View Post
    http://mises.org/books/economicsethics.pdf

    One of the first sections on taxes. He explains how taxes increase our time preference. During recession this means we would take on less productive enterprises because usually they are the ones that take less time to complete. Think of fishing with your hands vs making a fishing net. You may fish all day and catch a fish or spend a week weaving a net to catch much more fish.

    So if we are less productive this means we make less wealth and we can not sustain growth of the economy.
    Thank you. Will read that one first thing in the morning.

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    ^
    Written by a guy who's entirely against taxation, borderline anarchist.
    Well if you have an issue with it please link to graphs and the like that will show him wrong.
    Fuck you.

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