Has anyone found this flaw in conservative logic?

Most conservatives say that the government shouldn't tax the rich, especially not in this time with a high unemployment rate, because it discourages the rich from hiring since they will have less money. But here's the flaw - the employer got rich from employees, right? So, this is it how it works. The rich do not create jobs for less rich people; those who work for the employers make them rich.

Asked By: - 7/5/2011
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Its so cute when morons use huge generalizations for a entire group of people with nothing to back up their statements like "most conservatives say" Whats next? "Black folk say" or "Them Jews say" Good greif
Answered By: DaffyDilly - 7/5/2011
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Employer got rich from hard work and good ideas and good business techniques... your logic is flawed
Answered By: Jim C - 7/5/2011
There is a lot that is wrong with that argument... More
Answered By: Maria Juarez - 7/5/2011
I say eat the rich.
Answered By: DynaFlowHum - 7/5/2011
I don't understand what you are saying. All I know is we have a consumer based economy and demand creates jobs. Also trickle down does not work.
Answered By: Mr Wolf (I block no one) - 7/5/2011
It would help if you used logic.
Answered By: wichitaor1 - 7/5/2011
yes there is a flaw in most republican thinking
Answered By: Stephen - 7/5/2011
You got it, they may run the place, but if it weren't for the workers, they would have nothing. They need us just as much as we need them. You know, two way street.
Answered By: Demo Man - 7/5/2011
Rich people having money does not create jobs to begin with... More
Answered By: Boss H - 7/5/2011
Conservatives dont know about the low tax rates during the depression but with no jobs to show for it.
Answered By: The Gladiator - 7/5/2011
Most conservatives say everybody should pay taxes, not just screw the rich.
Answered By: Average College Idiot - 7/5/2011
You do not have to look hard to find the many that exist!
Answered By: ed e - 7/5/2011
Which is why rich corporate heads pay their employees . . . Sorry, the rich still create the jobs and the employees make the corporation a success. Everything appears to be going according to plan . . . where is the fatal flaw?
Answered By: Snoopy - 7/5/2011
Get rid of all of the employers, that will solve the problem. Right?
Answered By: No Quater - 7/5/2011
Anyone who has watched Fight Club knows the saying "I am Jack's colon."....
Answered By: Diest - 7/5/2011
No if I pay an employee and he isn't doing anything productive I'm losing money. Besides Liberals contradict themselves much much more, as an example. The reason illegal immigration doesn't work is because they would get healthcare and wellfare that should go to Americans. Well Liberals are pushing for free healthcare... More
Answered By: matthew - 7/5/2011
The flaw I see is that if you give a poor man 20 dollars this morning a rich man will have it now. But if you give a rich man 20 dollars he will leave it on the desk until tomorrow and not pick it up until the illegal alien maid comes in to clean up the office and never spend it.
Answered By: Food Fight - 7/5/2011
It is human nature to be greedy and to hoard. Many rich people hoard money. CEOs make more money in one year than what is given to large school districts to fund education. No matter how much they have, they want more. I do not have a huge problem with this but in order to live in a country that provides basic... More
Answered By: Sandra M - 7/5/2011
Employers only hire enough workers to meet their customer demand. Employers aren't going to hire people to stand around and read a magazine with no customers to offset the recent hiree's wages.
Answered By: Travers Watson - 7/5/2011
Answered By: John - 7/5/2011
'Jobs are Created by Consumer Demand, Not by Increasing the "Supply" of Disposable Income for the Rich...'
Answered By: Christian Socialist - 7/5/2011
I should have stopped reading at "most conservatives..." Conservatives believe in equality. We don't believe in a progressive tax. At least I don't.
Answered By: Me J - 7/5/2011
Econ 101 go back to school. Rich people sign the front of your pay check. And pay half of your Social security and medicare taxes along with ALL of your unemployment tax.
Answered By: x x - 7/5/2011
Here's the flaw in your logic. It was also the flaw in Karl Marx's logic... More
Answered By: Joe in texas - 7/5/2011
Cutting taxes on a CEO's personal income isn't going to cause the company he works for to hire or fire anyone. Demand creates jobs. No one can start a business in a recession without demand. The customers sign our pay check and the workers create the products. Many of the idle rich, those the Republicans are protecting... More
Answered By: Cons are racist - 7/5/2011
Your argument is messed up... More
Answered By: David - 7/5/2011
What would employees be doing if there was no one to create a business, invest capital amd market an idea? If your Boss closed his store and kept all his money in a shoebox, what would you be doing? If he just said "I have enough money, I don't want anymore" closed his shop, laid off all the workers, and barred the... More
Answered By: James L - 7/5/2011
No because it is itself a flawed argument... More
Answered By: Pied Hussein Piper - 7/5/2011
Does taxing the rich create jobs or just give more money to an administration that has not submitted a budget in 2 years?
Answered By: smsmith500 - 7/5/2011
Not really, but nice try, since the employee makes the product but doesn't have anything to do with advertising the product or selling the product or making the consumer buy the product. What you can't figure out is that it takes more than just the worker to produce an effective company... More
Answered By: Poke_the_Bear - 7/5/2011
Conservative logic is an oxymoron.
Answered By: Bennite - 7/6/2011
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