Gruber quotes an NPR article and then in mocking tone says, “But those lucky duckies who can’t afford to shop at Walmart don’t pay any federal income tax. Unfair.” because he gets knocked every time he mentions taxing the rich by people who point out that over half the country pays no Federal income tax.

Whatever, because he’s wrong about what’s unfair.

What’s unfair is that greater-than-half the country gets to decide what to do with the income of the less-than-half of the country that supports them in one way, shape, form or another.+

Ben Franklin said it pretty well. “When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.”

The republic has ended.

+ And before you go griping about how people who have incomes are not being supported by the “other half,” just take away all of the federal services that they enjoy and see just how much support they aren’t getting…

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