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July 06, 2011

Jay Cost To David Brooks: You're a Goddamned Imbecile

He doesn't say that, but it's strongly implied.

Basic point on Brooks' (and all other liberals') calls for higher taxation: No, because that takes us beyond our longstanding historical practice of taxing and spending 18-20% of GDP for government purposes.

The left has always had a much bigger percentage in mind as ideal. The problem is that the country has long objected to taxation at rates much higher than that.

We can't give in to their demands to permanently increase the size of government by feeding it more in taxes.


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