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Sat Nov 17, 2012, 11:53 AM

What the GOP is **really** afraid of...



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Reply What the GOP is **really** afraid of... (Original post)
WilliamPitt Nov 2012 OP
Wounded Bear Nov 2012 #1
freshwest Nov 2012 #21
iemitsu Nov 2012 #54
MANative Nov 2012 #2
Blue4Texas Nov 2012 #3
Auntie Bush Nov 2012 #4
adieu Nov 2012 #12
PLW1017 Nov 2012 #14
WheelWalker Nov 2012 #30
AlbertCat Nov 2012 #16
xtraxritical Nov 2012 #41
markbark Nov 2012 #42
whathehell Nov 2012 #48
JDPriestly Nov 2012 #52
whathehell Nov 2012 #57
ldf Nov 2012 #72
SubgeniusHasSlack Nov 2012 #5
AnotherMcIntosh Nov 2012 #31
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AnotherMcIntosh Nov 2012 #50
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judesedit Nov 2012 #8
AlbertCat Nov 2012 #17
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glinda Nov 2012 #10
underpants Nov 2012 #11
Change has come Nov 2012 #13
Wellstone ruled Nov 2012 #15
AnotherMcIntosh Nov 2012 #35
ProudProgressiveNow Nov 2012 #18
Jack Sprat Nov 2012 #19
amywalk Nov 2012 #20
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hue Nov 2012 #23
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progressoid Nov 2012 #29
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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 11:58 AM

1. QFT.....

If you look at what the Republicans have been fighting to destroy, it is all of the "socialist" legislation enacted by Democrats over the last 100 years that have actually been working just fine, if we properly fund and support them.

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Response to Wounded Bear (Reply #1)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 01:00 PM

21. +1,000

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Response to Wounded Bear (Reply #1)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 06:03 PM

54. Yep, Wounded Bear, the republicans have been trying to overturn all "social safety net"

legislation since it was passed. They have used every imaginable method to either convince us that it was in our interests to give up on the safety net or to simply take those benefits away, from the 1932 attempted military coup of the government to the Bush/Cheney plan to destroy the safety net through bankruptcy.
The assaults are relentless and they come from every direction. It better not be a democratic President who finally bargains away our security.
But those of us, old enough to remember the days before Reaganomics, know that things worked better when the rich paid taxes (besides actually being able to pay most of our bills).
In fact there were many of us who knew, from the start, that trickle-down economics would not work out well for the bulk of us.
While we had to tighten our belts we were subjected to a constant barrage of anti-poor people propaganda until many believed that they were the cause of all our hardships.
We forgot that most of us could end up among the poor, very easily, and our sympathy then leaned toward the rich (who we all hoped to become one day).
I think that fantasy has about run its course. People are finally waking to the reality of the republican, utopian ideal, and they recognize that they are not included in that vision.
While the rich view FDR as a traitor to his class yet many economists see him as the savior of capitalism, someone who moderated the most extreme abuses of the system so it would not collapse in on itself. That moderation is no longer regulated and the rich are blindly driving us in the same direction we were headed in the late 1920s.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 11:58 AM

2. +1 and then some! n/t

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:02 PM

3. Afraid that trickle down economics

Has never worked

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:20 PM

4. True but...they are afraid of their own shadow.

Boooooooo!

I thought we learned that lesson after Clinton raised taxes and the economy boomed.

How many times does this have to happen before they stop believing in their own bologna?

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Response to Auntie Bush (Reply #4)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:42 PM

12. It goes back to ideology

when one is capable of believing in a god that rapes a virgin to impregnate her with his son, who is actually him, then after this son grows up, kills him, but lets him resurrect (kind of a cheat, you might say), so that his death - a false death - will bring salvation (how?) to all the people on the earth. But, the one person who had to enable all this gloriousness to happen, Judas Iscariot, is killed and has his entrails scattered all over the place.

Yeah, if any of that makes sense to anyone and they can accept that, then obviously, they can accept other cuckoo ideas like trickle-down economics and war is peace and bootstrappiness.

If they had believed in a god that had a bit more logical underpinnings, I think such dreck like trickle-down economics would never have gone through.

Or, if they read more about the life of Christ, and not so much about his death and resurrection, they would have read how he treated the poor and the sick and didn't trickle-down on them.

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Response to adieu (Reply #12)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:44 PM

14. Yes...

and I need a "like" button for your post!

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Response to PLW1017 (Reply #14)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 02:07 PM

30. +(n)

generally communicates one's support for a post, where (n) equals a natural number. Generally, the greater the number the greater the enthusiasm communicated.

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Response to adieu (Reply #12)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:51 PM

16. a god that had a bit more logical underpinnings

Good luck with that!

Trickle down eco is code for "give me all your money"....without the gun. Period. No supernatural underpinnings are required.

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Response to adieu (Reply #12)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 03:06 PM

41. The economy, historically, does better when Democrats are in power.

 

<snip>
The economy grew in 19 of the 20 years in which Democratic Presidents submitted a budget and in 16 of the 20 years in which Republican Presidents submitted a budget.

For the twenty years for which Republican presidents submitted budgets, the average rate of GDP growth was 2.94%.

For the twenty years in which Democratic presidents submitted budgets, the average rate of GDP growth was 3.92%.
<snip>
See the whole article and more.

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Response to adieu (Reply #12)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 03:21 PM

42. Point of order:

"a god that had a bit more logical underpinnings"

Isn't that rather an oxymoron?

It's religion. By very definition it has NOTHING to do with logic.

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Response to adieu (Reply #12)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 04:21 PM

48. Oh please....

Beyond the fact that many Obama supporters are devotees of the Christian "ideology",

and that a goodly number of Repukes are NOT, the "Christianity" made me do it" is quite a stretch

wouldn't you say?

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Response to whathehell (Reply #48)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 05:21 PM

52. "Extreme evangelical Christian" is not necessarily Christian.

So you can be rational and believe in Jesus' teachings. Or you can be irrational, believe in magic and that makes it possible for you to believe in the story of the virgin birth and the resurrection. Or you can view those stories as symbolic, as symbolizing a spiritual reality in life. If you take the Bible stories literally, you can believe any crazy story, and you probably will.

Does not mean the Bible isn't "true." It is true on a symbolic level.

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Response to JDPriestly (Reply #52)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 07:52 PM

57. Adieu didn't use that term

and I think he/she is the proper recipient of your post, not me.

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Response to adieu (Reply #12)

Sun Nov 18, 2012, 08:54 AM

72. spot. on.

and, didn't the one place in this fairytale where the jesus man expressed true outrage, take place when confronting the "money changers" in the temple?

all these big money people who push trickle down are nothing more than "money changers". the ones (whose actions) jesus hated. (don't want to imply the jesus man hated anyone. not god-like, you know?... at least he wasn't prone to being jealous and vengeful, like daddy...)

the so-called christian followers who support them in this piss party need to be aware of that.

like many who will say when called out, "i'm sorry if anyone took offense by what i said...."



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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:22 PM

5. republickconism's myths are being exposed for the cynical prevarications they are.

 

republickconism is irrelevant.

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Response to SubgeniusHasSlack (Reply #5)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 02:08 PM

31. Irrelevant?

 

Not to 3rd-wayers.

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Response to AnotherMcIntosh (Reply #31)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 03:28 PM

44. 3rd way'ers ARE republickcons

 

and are similarly irrelevant.

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Response to SubgeniusHasSlack (Reply #44)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 04:35 PM

50. I agree that "3rd way'ers ARE republickcons" or can be called that,

 

but they won't admit it. The Republican-enablers and Republican-wannabes certainly won't admit that while falsely claiming that they are more practical than the FDR-Democrats whom they call "purists".

I wish that they were irrelevant. But they have infiltrated the Democratic Party and, imo, it's too soon to say that they are irrelevant.

They, for example, won't be irrelevant when they support and demand that we support cuts to SS, extension of the Bush tax-cuts for the super rich, and approval of the pending let's-send-even-more-jobs-to-foreign-countries "free-trade" agreement.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:29 PM

6. Bingo. Hence their viciousness

The knife edge of the slippery slope.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:29 PM

7. Spam deleted by gkhouston (MIR Team)

 

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:31 PM

8. Exactly.10 years of tax cuts & jobs hemorraged.Return to Clinton era tax rates let the healing begin

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Response to judesedit (Reply #8)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:53 PM

17. Return to Clinton era tax rates let the healing begin

Besides.... all the richie riches were rich then, and will be afterwords.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:32 PM

9. Exactly

They are afraid that their Republican orthodoxy is going to go down the drain. Now I'm going to savor the delicious piece of carrot cake my neighbor brought over that her kids got her for her birthday, just as much as I savor the thought that Republican orthodoxy is exposed as a failure.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:35 PM

10. When I heard him make this statement I thought he had tremendous insight.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:39 PM

11. Exactly - they know that IF things do get turned around they are toast

I say IF just to be nice.
Romney loved to talk about how he would create 12 million new jobs - well most economists think that is going to happen anyway as the normal course of business
Romney talked about becoming energy independent - well we already have a plan and we are on course to do that. Mitt's plan was actually NOT going to do that.

and so on

60% or so in most polls still blame Bush for everything (rightfully so) - they just can't scrub that many people's minds. Now they have installed "OBAMACARE" the name as an institution AND their voting numbers are diminishing by the day.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:44 PM

13. K & R

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:49 PM

15. It's all about the haves and haves not.

Raygun disliked the fact ordinary folks could have things that only the very rich could have. He was a very spiteful person. He and his handlers all came from the Country Club crowd. With the help of people like Lee Attwater,Roger Alies and others,the big destruction of upper mobility began. Hit the Unions(Patco). Load up the Consumer with debt.(S&L crisis) Wealth transfer(tax breaks for the top earners and raise the taxes on everyone else). By the time Clinton came along,the destruction had already past the tipping point and we have been in a survival mode ever since. Bottom line,you do not deserve what we have cause your not like us,famous words of Leona Helemsley pretty much tells you the whole story. BTW,only little people pay taxes,not us,cheap BITCH.

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Response to Wellstone ruled (Reply #15)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 02:23 PM

35. "Raygun ... was a very spiteful person." No. The problem was that he was an amiable idiot who never

 

appeared to be a spiteful person.

He, like Margaret Thatcher, had alzheimer's. But we'll never know for how long.

His handlers knew, but we didn't.

If you want to blame someone for being spiteful, Nixon is one. Among other things, he's the one who started the process of shipping American manufacturing jobs (held by registered Democrats, primarily) to foreign countries.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:55 PM

18. K&R nt

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:58 PM

19. Actually, they were proven wrong

 

in the 90s under Clinton. The Bush years reinforced the fallacy, but people have short memories.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:59 PM

20. Yep. Down the drain of Grover's bathtub.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 01:01 PM

22. Not at all....

All GOP economic policies have been shown to be false in the past, that has never stopped them before.
I don't understand all this euphoria over winning the election. We won bigger than this in 2008; look what happened just 2 years later. In 2012, we won to maintain the status quo , that's all.
" But, we beat Mittens and his billion dollar campaign ! "
Yeah. Wow.
We now have proof that it takes more than a billion dollars to get the most un-electable man on the planet into the presidency. Just by looking at Mitt Romney, 99% of the population knew that he was not on their side. Just by looking at Mitt, your standard of living went down. We really didn't need the 47% video to know that Mitt was the candidate of, by and for the wealthy. He didn't care about anyone else.
So what?
What if they run someone who is more charismatic? Same old policies, yet is more visually palatable to voters?
don't count these villains out yet...

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Response to dtom67 (Reply #22)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 02:10 PM

32. THIS!

2010 was very sobering to me.

There was NO reason to allow the republican's any level of power in Washington at all, and for no reason other than them throwing a big hissy fit and treating LONG, L O N G overdue health care reform how they should have treated the Patriot Act, the people of this country decided to not only usher in one of the biggest newcoming group of lunatic congressman we have seen ever in DC, they allowed them to get control of the levers of most state governments just in time for the redistricting that would effect the next decade.

I was around in the 90s when they were raging morons, too, and 2010 only served to ensure, IMO, that we will NEVER be free from the capacity of republican's to drive public discourse and get elected, no matter how horrible they have been or are.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 01:06 PM

23. Hanauer shares a nugget of stellar truth!! Thanks!!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 01:08 PM

24. I am more than ready

for that particular 30+ year reign of error to come to a well deserved close.

I saw RWR for exactly what he was in 1975 - an empty suit figurehead through which the MIC and corporatist cabal, via the bitter ex-Nixonians, would disembowel our nation's middle class and attempt to install a permanent Imperial Presidency.

I want MY country back.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 01:09 PM

25. it was ALREADY DISPROVED by the clinton tax hike. HELLO.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 01:12 PM

26. Had not considered that. Spot on me thinks. Good call. n/t

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 01:18 PM

27. The 1% are stupid enough to kill the golden goose (US economy). nm

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 01:41 PM

28. +1!!!!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 01:46 PM

29. A much watch Nick Hanauer TED talk:

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Response to progressoid (Reply #29)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 02:22 PM

34. That should have its own thread.

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Response to mzmolly (Reply #34)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 06:15 PM

56. Yes...

it did!

When I saw the name Hanauer, I knew I had seen that name somewhere. Turns out I posted it before! It's hard to keep up with this stuff sometimes.


Uber-Wealthy Capitalist Gave a TED Talk -"Rich People Don't Create Jobs"- And TED Refuses to Post It

http://www.democraticunderground.com/1002696744


And MindMover's post

The Ted talk that is tooo politically incorrect....

http://www.democraticunderground.com/101729161




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Response to progressoid (Reply #29)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 09:48 PM

61. Amazing!

Thanks! No wonder TED saw fit to censor it... those ideas are dangerous to the uber-wealthy.

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Response to progressoid (Reply #29)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 10:11 PM

63. Thank you for reposting. I hadn't seen it before today. Excellent. ...nt

TYY

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Response to progressoid (Reply #29)

Sun Nov 18, 2012, 03:36 PM

78. Plus one..

this deserves its own thread.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 02:18 PM

33. Hanauer was brilliant on Ed's show last night.

Absolutely agree!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 02:27 PM

36. I was going to post a picture of what the Repugs are really afraid of ...

but then, I thought, I'd get banned for life for posting what could be considered "pornography".

So I considered posting a picture of a woman's brain, instead ...

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 02:40 PM

37. I highly recommend his and Eric Liu's book...The Gardens of Democracy

I also got Eric Beinhocker's The Origin of Wealth which provides much of the inspiration for the Liu and Hanauer book. Very powerful stuff.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 02:51 PM

38. I thought that they were afraid of brown people,

any shade of brown. Not orange. Orange, like Boehner orange, is okay. (BTW, that is a newly named color. I wonder if it will show up in the extra large boxes of Crayolas).

I guess they are afraid of several things, then.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 02:55 PM

39. What the GOP should really be afraid of is that we will replace even more Blue-Dogs and 3rd-wayers.

 

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 02:59 PM

40. The GREATEST Period Of Prosperity...

... where America produced the largest, wealthiest, and most Upwardly Mobile Working Class the World has ever seen occurred in the late 50s - late 60s.
The Tax Rate on the Wealthiest Americans was between 71% - 90%,
and the minimum Capital Gains Tax was 25%.
Corporations, Utilities, and Banks were regulated,
Mom & Pop (local businesses) were protected from unfair competition from the Big Boxes,
Too Big to Fail was Too Big to Exist,
and Unions were STRONG.

Lets try THAT again.




You will know them by their WORKS,
not by their rhetoric, promises, or excuses.
Solidarity99!
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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 03:27 PM

43. Never thought of that, but it makes sense

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 03:37 PM

45. K&R

1000%

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 03:41 PM

46. I would agree and can't wait for it!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 03:46 PM

47. The Republicans are afraid of their donors

if they tax them they won't be too happy

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 04:30 PM

49. The real fear

is not that Mr Obama will fail but that he and the Dems will be successful in their vision for this country.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 05:15 PM

51. And, there it is.

Thanks for the Graphic, Will.

VIRAL IT

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 05:32 PM

53. #217 K&R.

Superb.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 06:14 PM

55. Nick Hanauer is my hero.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 08:29 PM

58. Absolutely true. I have made it a rule of thumb to beware of Republican pseudo-practicality.

Whenever they say something "won't work," for me it's an instant heads-up that it WILL work, and therefore they don't want it to be tried. After the Great Depression and the New Deal, we KNOW what works to fix a broken economy and what doesn't. They would love to have us forget it, of course.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 09:11 PM

59. nothing new there

I've been making that argument for years.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 09:13 PM

60. Everything was fine under the Clinton tax rates!

 

SURPLUS!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 09:49 PM

62. And they are going to like having health care too.

Obamacare is going to be as hard to give up as Social Security and Medicare. Imagine that - treat people decently and they like it. There is no way to ethically rationalize why some in this country should be billionaires and others homeless. But greedy folks do not like to share ...

You nailed it.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 10:20 PM

64. Actually it's the opposite and we will get to see it

When they rich get taxed more they also have to work harder and employ more people to make that buck. The little guy is the beneficiary in many ways. And it's not the rich who will create those extra jobs and income. It's the people in middle benefiting from a more equal playing field. Another benefit with all that needing to make money, the liquidity of the cash being flashed about means if you get greedy and try and hold on to more you will loose the race and taxes get more as a percentage. For the reason, because if you would of been active you could of made more but didn't because people went around you. Even though the tax rates only will be getting a little more fair the big deal is loosening up the cash so it get passed around. It's not how much cash there is but more of how it gets passed around.

That's why they are called conservatives, but really they should be called hoarders and misers

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2012, 01:32 AM

65. Well duh! Republicans have always been afraid that the plans and policies of the democratic party

will actually work - that the dems will fix things that they broke.

Of course they are afraid that tax rate increases will work and that the rich won't be harmed by them as much as the economy is fixed.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2012, 02:39 AM

66. Not that it needs it now, but a big K&R. Love the EGOPSs.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2012, 06:01 AM

67. I think Hanauer has a little too much faith in human reason

Trickle-Down economics is a zombie lie. No amount of empirical evidence will make it "go down the drain", since there is a well-funded network of media outlets and think-tanks dedicated to keeping it alive. When have you ever heard a member of the punditocracy say "Ok, I'll admit it, I've been wrong all these years and must hand in my resignation immediately"? Over anything?

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Sun Nov 18, 2012, 06:35 AM

68. "Trickle Down"


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Sun Nov 18, 2012, 06:53 AM

69. Already proven under Clinton who raised taxes on the rich and created 23 million jobs.

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Response to RBInMaine (Reply #69)

Sun Nov 18, 2012, 08:37 AM

71. yep-- and you have to wonder if their constant hounding of him on BS charges

 

was to distract the people from that fact. In fact, I'm pretty sure it was.

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Sun Nov 18, 2012, 08:32 AM

70. This one's been making the rounds on Facebook

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Sun Nov 18, 2012, 10:48 AM

73. Rewriting the "Book" on Ronnie Raygun

The man was a fraud and he was the leading proponent of the decline of the Middle Class. It started in 1981 and his "championing" the off-shoring of American Industrial Might and Knowledge leads one to "facepalm"......

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Sun Nov 18, 2012, 02:41 PM

74. Now that's a venture capitalist I can respect. n/t

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Sun Nov 18, 2012, 03:28 PM

75. K&R...

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Sun Nov 18, 2012, 03:32 PM

76. Trickle down is dead.

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Sun Nov 18, 2012, 03:33 PM

77. That's my neighbor! (In a broad sense -- not in the same neighborhood. :-)

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2012, 03:56 PM

79. This has to be the most recs I've ever seen in a post.

Good job!

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