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Re: Four Horsemen

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  • roy_langston
    ... Yes, the main point to emphasize why land is so important is that owning land enables you to pocket other people s taxes. Other privileges get you
    Message 1 of 90 , Dec 3, 2012
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      --- In LandCafe@yahoogroups.com, "John" <burns-john@...> wrote:

      > With George everything falls onto LAND. Capturing land values is very important, however, not all unearned income comes from land. Wealth is in other commonly owned aspects which should also be captured.
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      > George is important but go and on only about land and people think you are mad.

      Yes, the main point to emphasize why land is so important is that owning land enables you to pocket other people's taxes. Other privileges get you unearned income through government favors, but only landowning actually empowers you to pocket other people's taxes.

      -- Roy Langston
    • roy_langston
      ... Inflation is shorter and more descriptive. ... Having a label and definition for the concept helps people share information about it. ... Maybe that s
      Message 90 of 90 , Feb 1, 2013
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        --- In LandCafe@yahoogroups.com, "harrypollard" wrote:

        > So why not say they are changing systematically?

        "Inflation" is shorter and more descriptive.

        > How does calling rising prices inflation help to "understand how, when and why"?

        Having a label and definition for the concept helps people share information about it.

        > Whereas inflation in its original meaning indicates that the money issuer has done something.

        Maybe that's part of it: the apologists for bankster privilege want to conceal the fact that it is private commercial banks that are issuing the money, not government.

        -- Roy Langston
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