Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
Even conservative public officials promote redistribution of wealth
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Dec. 10, 2013 11:11 a.m.


On several occasions in recent† years, I have challenged† right-wing readers to give me even†one example of government spending that doesnít amount to redistribution of wealth.

The response has been deafening silence.

OK! Iíll admit it. The challenge was a trick. There are no such examples to be found.

In truth,† every government expenditure at every level ó federal, state or local ó †is a case of spreading the wealth. The government takes money from some people by way of taxes and spends it ó presumably or ostensibly, depending upon your point of view ó for the common good. The ...

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