As renowned economist, Thomas Sowell reminds us, income cannot be not “redistributed” without someone first earning it. So the question is - how much is your fair share of what someone else has earned?
The Parliamentary Budget Office has done us the favour of outlining the economic impact of not making the carbon taxes revenue neutral. Are you ready for this whopper? By 2022 the Canadian economy will suffer a.....
"Taxes are the price we pay for civilization" at least if you call paying over $5 million for a Parliamentary ice rink that was used for less than 3 weeks civilized. Or over $576,000 in taxes so that the feds could plant stories in Canadian weekly newspapers...now that's civilized.
Nothing In Life Is Free....yet for some reason citizens suspend that natural belief when Government starts talking about "free daycare, healthcare or the biggest one of all, big Government advocates promise of a guaranteed basic income for all.
The well respected international magazine, The Economist, is the latest to state that Canada's reputation as a place to invest is taking a beating over the Kinder Morgan dispute. Capital investing is off 50% - and with it jobs and government revenue. Obviously, some don't care.
....related from Michael: Misleading statements, hypocrisy, over the top predictions of eco-catastrophe, intolerance and disrespect for opposing views - Climate Change Advocates Have Blown It
No wonder 80 per cent of First Nations communities in proximity to the pipeline’s right-of-way support the Kinder Morgan Pipeline! The Canadian Oil industry has been pivotable in increasing the salaries of the middle class, lowered income inequality & increased Gov't revenues, salaries & benefits.
The only valid reason to enact climate policy is to reduce Global emissions. Period. Instead Government blows 10's of billions of your money without even a hope of reducing emissions by a tiny fraction.