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  • Washington Is the Problem (Interview With Fred Smith)

    10/25/2008 8:45:53 AM PDT · by Entrepreneur · 20 replies · 588+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | OCTOBER 25, 2008 | STEPHEN MOORE
    He has come to hold the get-rich-quick Wall Street financiers in more than a little disdain. He views the heroes of the U.S. economy as the companies that actually produce real goods and services. He sees the Wall Street collapse as an inevitable byproduct of investment bankers building multitrillion dollar debt pyramid structures. [SNIP] "We've got to reduce the taxes on equity. Let companies expense their capital purchases." [SNIP] "We absolutely have to cut the corporate tax. Our current tax rate is about 38%. Even Germany has a 25% rate." [SNIP] "The politicians deplore the fact that we have a...