Government Verses Business Profits, Growth, and Jobs

Excessive taxes and regulations, and poor governmental policies are major business costs that reduced resources available for business creation and expansion. For example, U.S. corporate taxes are the highest in the world, and high U.S. progressive income taxes — that President Obama proposes to increase — drive many jobs offshore, and stifle growth. A fundamental question is: “What are the impacts of government driven business costs on the whole nation?”

Is One New Job Worth Borrowing $3 Million?

Before voting consider the multi-million dollar cost per job created since the financial collapse.

Before the collapse of Lehman Brothers in August 2008 the number of employed persons in the United States was 145.47 million. This number dipped to as low as 139.27 million. Today it stands at 142.1 million. Thus, 6.2 million persons were impacted by the collapse, today 2.83 million have been added back into the workforce, and we are still have 3.37 million fewer employed than in 2008.

DANGER: America’s Troubling Changes

New and troubling is that some politicians see political gain in demonizing economic success, and in attacking the very American notion of individual initiative and personal responsibility. Even more troubling is the fact many Americans have been duped into believing an individual‘s success should be shared, and individual responsibility should be replaced with “group” or “government” responsibility. Do Americans realize the long-term impact of such changes?

President Obama’s Conflicting Debt Positions

The Quote of the Decade:  “The fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the US Government cannot pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our Government’s reckless fiscal policies. Increasing America ‘s debt weakens us domestically and internationally. Leadership means that, ‘the buck stops here.’ Instead, Washington is shifting the burden of bad choices today onto the backs of our children and grandchildren. America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership. Americans deserve better.” ~ Senator Barack H. Obama, March 2006 As President Obama, he has:


There are two paths to prosperity:

PATH 1.:  Steal it from others — through wars, taxation and robbery

PATH 2.:  Create value to build wealth — create what people need and want

Government deficit spending is stealing from today’s youth and robbing from future citizens.

> Liberals have chosen PATH 1.

> Fiscal conservatives have chosen PATH 2.


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