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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

A perfect argument for taxation and government

Elisabeth Warren is a candidate running in the MA senatorial election of 2012. As featured on the Rachel Maddow show, Warren is a very strong advocate for fair taxation and pro-middle-class legislation. In recent years the Republican party has fallen of the right wing deep end in their rhetorical hatred of taxes and government, leading them to adopt an isolationist world view. The Republicans have attacked all social policy under the banner that they are "self sufficient" and don't need government to do anything, while ignoring the "invisible" things that the government takes care of so we don't have to. In the below clip, Warren gives probably the best articulated refutation of this assertion I have seen recently:

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