[FoRK] Bar Stool Economics

Jeff Bone jbone at place.org
Tue Sep 28 06:37:19 PDT 2010


On Sep 28, 2010, at 08:26 , Jeff Bone wrote:

> There are far "lower" places in the landscape for wealth to run and to pool up.

In support of this observation:  this doesn't merely happen across national borders, it happens domestically / interstate as well.  Take a gander at this:

  http://athousandnations.com/2010/09/20/when-u-s-tax-returns-vote-with-their-feet

  http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2010/09/state-migration.html

  http://www.mytaxburden.org/migration/

Note how prevalent is the phenomenon of money moving *away* from states that seek to provide all-inclusive packages of "benefits" and so forth towards the more government-minimalist locales.


jb




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