Posts Tagged ‘health care’

group of doctors wants the federal and provincial governments to tax the rich more, with a misleading slogan of ‘Tax us. Canada’s worth it’

One might ask how this is misleading when they are asking for themselves to be taxed more, but they are really asking for ALL the rich to be taxed more. They make it sound like since they are rich and want to be taxed more, that it is the right thing to do, and that the rich in general agree.

All this really shows is that they don’t have a good understanding of economics. Anyone who has studied Austrian Economics knows that much of the money spent by the government is wasted and not spent efficiently. The article from which I got this information states that the federal government would get 3.5 billion from the plan, with Ontario making 1.7 billion itself. With the way governments spend money, the country would not get 3.5 billion in value, and since we don’t choose how the government spends the money it extracts, it might not even go to the programs the doctors want funded