its the " I'm alright Jacek" show vs basic morality and the essential tenent of Christianity...
It's the whole 'Randroid' thing - people believing that altruism is somehow bad, and that just because they aren't hungry they don't have to give a **** about those who are. Against the wisdom of all science, philosophy and plain common sense.
I agree that willy-waggling is pointless and I still contend I'd have you beat, two-fold. :)
I'm not so sure, but let's agree that we're both doing nicely :-)
The name calling came from you using the term "redistribution" which is both communism and name-calling in my book.
Yet even right-wing governments practise it to a certain extent.
I remember some idiot, in PL as it happened, who said that taxation could be compared to there only being two men in the world. One hard-working and one bone-idle. His point was that the hard-working guy shouldn't have to subsidise the bone-idle one. My (rather obvious) response was that this hard-working guy presumably has kids, so who's his privately educated well brought up daughter going to marry?