Kansas GOP Finally Admits Tax Cuts Were a Bad Move

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Kansas GOP Finally Admits Tax Cuts Were a Bad Move

http://www.npr.org/2017/06/07/531886684/the-kansas-tax-cut-experiment-co...

Well, if you weren't sure before, now we know - Kansas is on the left side of the Laffer curve. Turns out massive unpaid-for tax cuts *doesn't* stimulate enough growth to pay for themselves - all it does is color your budget in an ugly shade of red.

What is great here is that it's also proof that democracy works. People don't like it when schools have to close because of budget shortfalls, and they bring that to the polls, which provided enough pressure to override Brownback's veto.

Still no word from Chief Tax Douchebag, Grover Norquist...

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I heard that. It does appear

I heard that. It does appear that Brownback may have been a little too ambitious with an otherwise good idea. I mean, c'mon, an R legislature overriding an R governor's veto? Like that ever happens . .

To be honest, I can't trust NPR to be objective when analyzing tax cuts or education . . or anything, for that matter. But I do listen.

xxx

Speaking of NPR, I heard the tail end of the Embarrass Trump Committee's hearing. No noose is good noose. NPR switched to programming already in progress after about 3 minutes of teeth-grinding analysis that concluded Trump won't be impeached.

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lol. NPR spin.

lol. NPR spin.

Rolling back some tax cuts translates into "Tax Cuts Are Bad"?

Lefties don't bother with logic.

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Embarrass trump? Lol.

Embarrass trump? Lol.

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Have you been following the

Have you been following the Kansas tax cuts at all? This has been a Hindenburg style catastrophe for a few years now (though a very interesting one, from the macro economics standpoint), hardly a lefty spin.

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Waiting for NPR to do a story

Waiting for NPR to do a story on Maine surpluses.

NPR has no credibility except for leftie spin.

Leftie crowing on this from the usual fake-news media outlets tells me not to worry about it.

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That's very logical, Tom C.

That's very logical, Tom C.

Don't let facts get in the way of your willfull ignorance.

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lol. Leftie are hurtin'

lol.

Lefties are hurtin' after Comeymas.

They had such high hopes, too!

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I'm curious. What do you

I'm curious. What do you think we were hoping for?

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Dont listen to the bed

Dont listen to the bed wetting of coward and the pro government extremist aholes of the leftist press.

The lesson is to not enact anemic tax reductions out of the fears that coward is enslaved to and displays here routinely.

Our economy is not a machine or a computer spreadsheet. Human emotions and action are involved. Any cuts have to be big enough to motivate changes in peoples choices. Kansas' cuts did not do that. Especially considering they were playing out in the much greater dismal and frightening Obama economy horrors.

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"I'm curious. What do you

"I'm curious. What do you think we were hoping for?"

Tom C follows the standard alt-right line that the Dems were hoping for impeachable evidence, and were disappointed and so were going to go cry in a jar.

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Keep that chin up ac,

Keep that chin up ac, tomorrow is a new day to be filled with ever more slanders and innuendos. Life is good!

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