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  •  A GOP Plan (8+ / 0-)
    Give the Rich people more money and the poor people fewer jobs , lower pay and less benefits, then . . . and
    Can anybody really believe that the GOP sold a Plan like that and called it "Trickle Down Economics"?

    They just as easily could have said, "Pi$$ on the Peasants!"

    My wife, daughter and granddaughters should have more privacy in their doctor's office than I have buying another rifle or shotgun.

    by NM Ray on Fri Jan 03, 2014 at 07:42:16 AM PST

    •  There are different jobs... (0+ / 0-)

      ...for poor people and rich people?  Pi$$ on the peasants?  We don't live in a caste system.  I would consider myself a peasant at one time.  I wasn't doomed to stay a "peasant."

      •  I read your comments in this thread (4+ / 0-)
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        you should do your homework and research before you troll here.

        “Vote for the party closest to you, but work for the movement you love.” ~ Thom Hartmann 6/12/13

        by ozsea1 on Fri Jan 03, 2014 at 08:14:24 AM PST

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      •  We DO live in a caste system. And education (1+ / 0-)
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        doesn't help.  Only inherited wealth helps.  Which would be OK if the inheritors of wealth were superior.  They're not.  In the 'Modern Utopia' of HG Wells there are 4 classes:
            Poietics, Kinetics, Dull, and Base.  The future depends on the Poietics who add to the sum of human knowledge and the Kinetics who implement the new ideas.  But we live in a world (no, not a world, just a country, malheureusement the most powerful country) where the Base and the Dull rule all.  
            The worst invention in the history of humanity was firearms.  Before that, survival of the fittest actually worked.  But thanks to guns, small stupid ugly men can defeat large smart handsome men.  It started in the early 15th century and culminated around 1500.    

        Armed! I feel like a savage! Barbarella

        by richardvjohnson on Fri Jan 03, 2014 at 11:31:59 AM PST

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    •  "Trickle Down Economics" has been disproven (10+ / 0-)

      It never worked and it will never work.

      GOP economics is just neo-feudalism but instead of farmland and slaves, its corporations and consumers.

    •  TAX the FILTHY RICH! Amerika Needs that Raise! (6+ / 0-)

      And Single Payer Medicare-for-All should be the health care for all Americans since it is the most fiscally-responsible -- employers would no longer be responsible for employees' health insurance, and employees would no longer be beholden to employers for health insurance.

      $15.00/hr. would be a good minimum wage because it is a marginally LIVABLE wage, something that every dignified working person in America deserves . . . so kindly share the dignity with the people who make the wealth for the filthy rich with their sweat, blood, health, and sometimes lives.

      (NMRay, remember how George H.W. Bush called Ronald Reagan's Supply-Side "Trickle Down" Economics "VOODOO Economics" during their presidential campaign primary in 1980 -- he was wise to the Dishonesty behind it.  
      David Stockman, Reagan's budget director, has repeatedly tried to atone for his sins and publicly denounced "Trickle Down" Economics as a lie to sucker people into voting against their own interests and give millionaires and billionaires tax breaks.)

      •  "Voodoo Economics" (1+ / 0-)
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        The only time a Bush was right when speaking about the economy!  Yes, I remember well.  

        We do not have a shortage of money chasing too few goods.  We have too much money in the bank accounts of too few people who have done too little to earn it.  Yes, I am speaking directly and pointedly about the Kochs and Waltons.  They should be targeted for excess taxes and they should not be permitted to employ a million people at minimum wage jobs and ride the welfare rolls by subsidizing their employees with food stamps and medicaid.  

        We, the people, have more to fear from Big Business than we do from Big Government.  Who knows how much we earn, how much we spend, who we speak to on the phone, where we go, where we stay, where we eat, what we eat?  

        Government doesn't have that information, unless it gets the information from Business.

        My wife, daughter and granddaughters should have more privacy in their doctor's office than I have buying another rifle or shotgun.

        by NM Ray on Fri Jan 03, 2014 at 11:20:56 AM PST

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