John Henry Boetker

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You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. You cannot help the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer. You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich. You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.

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teilo 7 years, 8 months ago
Yes. Excessive graduated taxation destroys the wealth of the rich such that they are no longer rich. Thus the rich are destroyed.

However, the quote did not specify how the rich are to be destroyed. Only that destroying them does not help the poor. Do you deny that?
vmlm 8 years, 3 months ago
So paying taxes is "destroying" now, is it?

The meaning of that word has really changed over time.

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