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  • n. Plural form of nonproducer.

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Examples

  • But even when the government transfer of goods and services to nonproducers is financed by government debt, the effect is the same on producers, only spread over a longer time period.

    RETURN TO PROSPERITY

  • In the case where the government taxes the producers to transfer the goods and services to nonproducers, the disincentive for both groups is obvious.

    RETURN TO PROSPERITY

  • The logical end point of this process of nonproducers voting is the end of capitalism: we vote ourselves directly into a government-controlled economy where all exercise of entrepreneurial vision is penalized.

    HAVE YOU SEEN MY COUNTRY LATELY?

  • They get the votes of the nonproducers next time around.

    HAVE YOU SEEN MY COUNTRY LATELY?

  • Reported consumption is collected data from surveyed respondents and represents the mercury metal purchased from producers (at market prices, at time of purchase) by nonproducers.

    Materials flow of mercury in the economies of the United States and the world

  • We have transferred something like 10 trillion, maybe close to 11 trillion, from producers and earners to nonproducers and nonearners since 1965.

    Perception: Enlightenment or Madness?

  • We have transferred something like 10 trillion, maybe close to 11 trillion from producers and earners to nonproducers and earners since 1965.

    CNN Transcript Feb 28, 2009

  • In France a standing army of five hundred thousand men, forty thousand priests, twenty thousand doctors, eighty thousand lawyers, and I know not how many hundred thousand other nonproducers of every sort, constitute an immense market for our agriculture and our manufactures.

    System of Economical Contradictions: or, the Philosophy of Misery

  • The State, the police, or their means of existence, the tax, is, I repeat, the official name of the class designated in political economy as nonproducers, -- in short, as the domestics of society.

    System of Economical Contradictions: or, the Philosophy of Misery

  • We have gone from a nation of self-sufficient producers to a nation divided between overburdened taxpaying producers and some nonproducers who exist on welfare from cradle to grave.

    Jihad Monitor

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