Obama: ‘You Can’t Have a Modern Industrial Economy’ with Lower Taxes

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If taxes consumed less of America’s wealth, as some Republicans would like, it would not be possible to have a “modern industrial economy,” President Obama said during a town hall event in Mountain View, Calif. on Monday. A member of the audience asked whether he could pay more in taxes, adding that he had been…

People must again learn to work, instead of living on public assistance

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“People must again learn to work, instead of living on public assistance. [ …] The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed lest Rome become bankrupt.” – Cicero, 55BC