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The TV presenter, and author of the new book, “The Way I Heard It’, Mike Rowe, crunches the numbers on the Democrats’ economic agenda.
Mike Rowe appeared on “Fox & Friends” on Wednesday to discuss the current economic state of America and also for the promotion of his new book, “The Way I read It was supposed to be.”
In the midst of the hustle and bustle of the itinerary, the Region, took the time to sit down with the hosts, Brian Kilmeade, Ainsley Earhardt, and Steve Doocy to talk about the 2020 presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ proposed a 97-percent tax rate on the 400 richest Americans.
“It’s a free country and ideas they float, they fly, run, of, the old flag pole and see who salutes. In the end, you will have millionaires arguing with millionaires over who hate the rich the most,” the TV show host said.
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The former “Dirty Jobs” host ” and then went into a story about Ronald Reagan’s tenure, to further clarify his point of view.
“One of the stories they have to tell [the Reagan ranch] is the period of time when Ronald Reagan, just finally decided he was done with movies,” said Rowe. “It was just because he was paying 92% of every dollar that he made on the film. It’s just math.”
“It’s not done acting,” he continued. “He just looked at it and did some basic analysis and then said:” do Not work for me. Makes no sense to do this.'”
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If Earhardt considered as the world’s richest people would have to stop working as a result of a mathematical calculation, the Region to tell a story about his home state of California.
“I have been living in the usa. I just read a report that said that the exodus this year, as a result of a 13.5 percent tax and a few other changes to the system, it is unlike anything they’ve ever seen,” said Rowe. “I know that it is very useful — it’s fun to hate the rich, and for all of them. But, in the end, they are just people, and they’re going to do the math, and they’re going to have to go where the math is better.”
Kilmeade joined the then contemplate whether it is the concept of free of charge money, it is harmful to one’s self-esteem.
“You can’t ignore the human condition. We are fundamentally lazy people. We have been taught to be, I think, don’t be lazy,” Rowe answered. “All I’m saying is that if you give me a choice and I don’t think of myself as lazy, but if you give me a choice-the easy or the hard way, and I can’t help it. I’m going to default to the easy way out. Free of charge money, is it? I want to do it.”
“My biggest concern with this type of argument is when you say, okay, it is free money, the next question is: Why not do more?'”
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Rowe was asked about the inspiration behind his new book, “The Way I read it was supposed to be.”
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“The book… began as a collection of short stories that I am writing for my podcast,” he said. “It was my mother, she read it and said,” This is nice, but it’s a pretty lazy approach to writing, don’t you think? The publication of something you have read.’ Each story is about a famous person I’ve never met one, but I’m excited about, I’ll tell you a story of my own misspent youth. The book is autobiography and biography. It is, of course, is interrupted by a series of non-fiction stories about famous people, I just wish I knew a little bit more.”