June 4th, 2003


So much for 'enlightenment' in the Iowa Rave Scene

Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2003 21:32:08 -0500 (CDT)
From: DJ XXXXXX <xxxxx@earthlink.net>
To: Kent williams <kent@avalon.net>
Subject: Re: Re: Re: [ia-raves] Re: Bush & his tax cuts...

I'm sorry... maybe I should just stop going to work, fake a disablitly, collect
SSI and food stamps... get a pell grant to go to college cuz I'm poor ,live on
HUD or Section 8 housing... and let the tax payers cater to my needs... oh
yeah, and I will get a privacy manager so bill collectors can't call me, and
contribute to an increase of 20% on consumer goods and services...

On Tue, 3 Jun 2003, Kent Williams wrote:
>> On Tue, 3 Jun 2003, DJ XXXXX wrote:
>> Ok....
>> Tax cuts to the upper class / priveledged class cause economic growth...
>> Sure you could give the lower middle class breaks but what stimulation
>> would that cause... Someone being able to afford an extra 6 pack of natural
>> ice and an extra trip to the bowling alley per month is not going to bring
>> us out of a recession. When the rich and big business get tax cuts and more
>> ride offs, they tend to increase there work force, buy new cars etc...
> A lot of economists -- i.e. those who aren't just mouthpieces for the
> Republicans -- think precisely the opposite -- any money you give back to
> lower-income people is going to be spent immediately, whereas more
> well-to-do people already spend as much as they want anyway.
> The real purpose of the tax cuts, as near as I can figure out, is simply
> to force the Congress to cut more services for the poor and vulnerable.
> Big businesses already get more welfare from the government than goes to
> poor people, and corporate subsidies and tax breaks NEVER get cut.