Pay for the extension of unemployment by cutting the military budget so the lazy and indolent people can have one last sweet Xmas. It will be their last.
There is something not being said here. The conservatives seem to be trumpeting tax cuts as something that will help get the economy going strong. Progressives seem to want a far narrower defintion of improvement - creation of jobs .
question: in an economy where we have almost 10% unemployment and an additional 10% working either part-time or who are underemployed, if we cut taxes and the rich and businesses do indeed get richer BUT the jobs are not created for that bottom 20%, is that successful for our American society?
There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers