Originally Posted by Math2
It doesn't matter how you put it, you're discouraging success just like you discourage work when you give to the poor. That $1675000 you mentioned becomes less and less as welfare costs rise and rise and rise. It's unsustainable without having the rich pay upwards of 90% by 2050.
It's not encouraging poverty or discouraging success.
Nobody on welfare wants to be on welfare.
Nobody making hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars wants to make less.
Guess what they both have in common? They'll both try to make more money.