Economic truths for politicians

According to many pundits, the number one concern on Canadians’ minds as they must choose between Parties’ approaches to governing is the country’s economy.

So, here are 5 truths that our politicians should keep in mind when making their election promises – and 5 statements that voters should keep in mind as they are being wooed by their own tax dollars.

 

You cannot legislate the poor
into prosperity by legislating
the wealthy out of prosperity.

 

What one person receives without
working for, another person must
work for without receiving.

 

The government cannot give to anybody
anything that the government does not
first take from somebody else.

 

You cannot multiply wealth by
dividing it!

 

When half of the people get the idea that
they do not have to work because the other
half is going to take care of them, and
when the other half gets the idea that
it does no good to work because somebody
else is going to get what they work for, that
is the beginning of the end of any nation.

 

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