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Re: Music is not political (Was Re: music is political)

I thought that's what I, more or less, said in a sarcastic way. The 
argument for upper income tax cuts is that there will be more investment 
in startup companies, investment in other businesses, etc. Seems like the 
money goes for purchasing multiple houses and real estate in Aspen or 
wherever to me, though. 

Paul Richards

---- Charles Zwicky <cazwicky@earthlink.net> wrote: 
> No it is not.
> The fact is that if you give money to the poor or lower middle class, 
> they will buy more from their local merchants, who buy more from 
> their distributors, who buy more from the manufacturers, etc...
> If you give more money to the rich, they keep it, or it goes to the 
> CEOs as bonus money or perks.
> ><< The truth is there is an ideological struggle between those
> >who  believe that the best way to grow the economy is
> >to give more money to the wealthy. >>
> >
> >This "ideology" is kinda like if I (a lower middle class shmuck) 
> >have more money (due to lower taxes), the panhandlers will be better 
> >off because I'll have more spare change in my pocket to give them. 
> >OR - I could open a lemonade stand and give a kid a job!
> >
> --