AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.
The Amygdala Strain: Right-Wing Teabaggery as Psychological Pandemic « beeryblog
Now, take a guess what researchers have discovered about enlarged amygdalas and the link between enlarged amygdalas and a certain political bent. That’s right: researchers have found that conservatives have larger amygdalas than normal people. It’s been reported that
… research shows that people with conservative tendencies have a larger amygdala and a smaller anterior cingulate than other people. The amygdala—typically thought of as the “primitive brain”—is responsible for reflexive impulses, like fear. The anterior cingulate is thought to be responsible for courage and optimism. This one-two punch could be responsible for many of the anecdotal claims that conservatives “think differently” from others.
I think many are tiring of statements which have a sliver of truth but are mainly bull**** such as yours above.
Class warfare is talking about corporate jet deductions when what is really meant is the accelerated depreciation which companies get on all capital spending. Class warfare is the junk about oil company tax deductions when almost everyone agrees we need to get rid of a lot of deductions( loopholes) and lower our marginal corporate rate so we can better compete for jobs.
A true liberal would be fighting for concepts that get more of our people working, especially the unskilled who have been left along the side of the road on the path to globalism. B.S. rhetoric in the name of party only, caring less about the well being of the less well off is not a liberla stance at least to me.
OK several states have raised taxes this year including the one I live in so that makes it problematic ( at least for me).