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Sun Feb 24, 2013, 12:59 PM

Meet The Press Embarrasses Bobby Jindal & Republican Policies That Put More On Food Stamps (VIDEO)



Today’s Meet The Press had a very short segment that is more impactful than most would immediately imagine. Having David Gregory, who over the past several years have appeared to be either an apologist for GOP middle class destructive policies by giving them airtime and plausibility, or continuously misrepresenting the Liberal side of the discussions by adopting Republican talking points, makes the factual assertions on the failure of GOP policies that more poignant.


Here are some statistics, state to state, Massachusetts to Louisiana that reflect kinda more services less taxes and the different results. Put that up there. You have a bigger population in Massachusetts. You see that there. The high school graduation rate much higher in Massachusetts. The median income about 20,000 higher. The percentage of population without healthcare insurance much higher in Louisiana. The percentage of the population on food stamps much higher in Louisiana. So does this, do results break a little along some of the ideological and philosophical lines about taxes and the amount of government services?


Gregory makes it a question even though his above mentioned facts prove Liberal policies that are humane and balanced intrinsically effect a better educated and more prosperous populace. Conversely, the touted Republican policies that have had free reign in Louisiana, a state blessed with an abundance of oil and other hydrocarbons, the Mississippi River, agriculture, and a large segment of the petrochemical industry, continue to lag in all metrics that matter to the middle class.

See the video HERE.

This is not an isolated comparison of one state to another. The ten poorest states in our country are Red States. Moreover, Red States are mostly welfare states as they receive more from the federal government than they pay in. That the media does not cover this fact is a disservice to the entire American population. If America new what policies worked throughout the nation it would be impossible for the GOP to continue to hold middle class policies hostage to a failed ideology.

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jonthebru Feb 2013 #1
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Response to egbertowillies (Original post)

Sun Feb 24, 2013, 01:22 PM

1. Manufacturers are eager to locate plants in those states.

Because they can get away with paying lower wages and providing less benefits because the citizenry have a "right to work."

And the idiots reelect the clowns who screw them over and over again.

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Response to jonthebru (Reply #1)

Sun Feb 24, 2013, 02:18 PM

2. Those are low-information voters,

not inherently idiotic, but kept ignorant by TPTB lousy education policies, and keeping decent media away. Think PBS and MSNBC are easily available in these 'right to work' and otherwise low-info states?

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Response to egbertowillies (Original post)

Sun Feb 24, 2013, 02:51 PM

3. Their GOP governors keep stealing the taxpayer's money instead of using it the way it should be used

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Response to egbertowillies (Original post)

Sun Feb 24, 2013, 02:52 PM

4. They want the people dumb and poor so they can't fight back.Vote the bastards out of office asap

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Response to judesedit (Reply #4)

Sun Feb 24, 2013, 03:04 PM

5. +1000

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Response to egbertowillies (Original post)

Sun Feb 24, 2013, 03:14 PM

6. Maybe the government should only pay back what they take in from those states in an effort to

reduce spending. I wonder what kind of reaction we would see from those elected congressmen and senators from those states??

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Response to egbertowillies (Original post)

Sun Feb 24, 2013, 03:31 PM

7. Shocking! Thanks egbert

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Response to egbertowillies (Original post)

Sun Feb 24, 2013, 03:37 PM

8. If I did Twitter of Face Book I would "LIKE" this. But I don't.

so....would those of you who do that kind of thing, please "like" this, so it will get more exposure?

Thanx

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