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  •  I rather doubt it (0+ / 0-)

    because someone pointed out a week or two ago that the gini coefficients of income inequality actually increased during Clinton's presidency.

    I think it has more to do with the speculative tilt of the economy. The dollar value of trading in financial markets is over 50 times larger than GDP. Deregulation  as allowed speculation to be more richly (hah hah) rewarded than productivity and real work. Decreasing tax rates on the rich merely allows them to keep more of what they're already getting from an economy that has its priorities royally screwed up.

    Telling a conservative the truth does about as much good as shoveling fleas across a barnyard. - The shade of A. Lincoln

    by NBBooks on Wed Feb 07, 2007 at 04:27:38 PM PST

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