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no_hypocrisy

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1. Part of the reason is no Trickle-Down Economics.
Tue Feb 2, 2021, 08:51 AM
Feb 2021

If there is wealth redistribution during democratic administrations and legislatures, it's getting money to the masses, to spend. This economy is mostly driven by consumer spending. It's easy to understand: Give money to more people to spend in the economy. This leads to more orders in factories to replenish inventory and to do research & development.

By contrast, the republican governments take money from the masses and give them to the elite 1% who don't spend the extra cash; they hoard it and hide it outside the territories of the United States. That makes the businesses, the governments (local, county, state, federal) anemic for cash, which doesn't exist. In the meantime, consumers can't purchase even necessities, pay their rent or home mortgages, etc. Not to mention, the lack of money leads to instability in families as money woes are the leading cause of divorce, not sex. But the republicans who are the proxies and surrogates for the Rich don't see it and don't care. (Also there is a subsection of the masses that believe if they wait their turn in line, the Republicans will reward them for their faith and give them some of that money.)

Part of the reason is no Trickle-Down Economics. no_hypocrisy Feb 2021 #1
This, for the explanation. nt Buckeye_Democrat Feb 2021 #3
Yes. Just this morning my daughter was complaining about her Trumpy economy teacher Buckeyeblue Feb 2021 #5
This Tommymac Feb 2021 #7
Yes, and the GOP has been LYING about better economies... Buckeye_Democrat Feb 2021 #2
what too many people miss.. stevesinpa Feb 2021 #13
"Better" means different things to people... Harker Feb 2021 #4
But are Republican policies actually better for the rich? Relative to working class people, maybe, tclambert Feb 2021 #15
I appreciate your pizza math... Harker Feb 2021 #20
We don't do trickle down! Wawannabe Feb 2021 #6
the NYT, as usual... relies on the work of others. WarGamer Feb 2021 #8
I'll give one: Overall, liberals BELIEVE in government of, by and for the people Hortensis Feb 2021 #9
There's an old saying that every Republican knows, but never says out loud DFW Feb 2021 #10
We also invest in potential--the potential for something creative and small to grow Mike 03 Feb 2021 #11
"Over the last four decades... Republicans have run up larger deficits than Democrats" malthaussen Feb 2021 #12
This has been true for such a long time....WHY CAN'T DEMOCRATS PUBLICIZE THIS BETTER? LiberalLovinLug Feb 2021 #14
+1. . . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Feb 2021 #18
No, its not the news networks fault. We need to have a discussion on progressive messaging ... uponit7771 Feb 2021 #21
The GOP has been the one bit whore of big business since 1870. Dawson Leery Feb 2021 #16
TBF, you just left out the whole Progressive Teddy Roosevelt Era. Deffo NOT a big business Celerity Feb 2021 #19
Not difficult: Ds invest in people. Rs invest in trickle down. People work, trickles don't Bernardo de La Paz Feb 2021 #17
Democrats consult bona fide experts about the economy and what should be done to improve it. Vinca Feb 2021 #22
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