Okay, so now I am hearing reports that Obama said in a rally today that if you don’t want to pay more taxes that you are selfish. What does he mean by that? We are selfish because we want to hold on to our money that we earned through hard work, is that what he means. So, even if we give our time and our money to charities, he sees us as being selfish because we want to decide how we spend our money not him. There have been studies done that show how charitiable donations are impacted by changes in the tax code. If I recall correctly, there comes a point where the tax is so high that charitable donations drastically go down. So, nonprofits will not have the private donations that they have budgeted for so they will have to cut the services they are able to provide or they will have to find more funding through grants from the public sector.
I also heard that he has compared the fact that he shared his toys and peanut butter sandwich as a child to being called a socialism. I guess he doesn’t get the fact that sharing his toys and peanut butter sandwich is like a charitable donation AND telling someone that they have to share their toys or peanut butter sandwich is a form of socialism. If being selfish means that I don’t want socialism then call me selfish!!!!!