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    Re: The reality show facing GOP voters

    Quote Originally Posted by disneydude View Post
    What do you call the massive redistribution from the middle class and the working class to the top1% under Bush?
    nonexistent. the only redistribution that was going on during that time period was from the middle, upper middle, and upper class to the poor, lower middle, and political classes.

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    Re: The reality show facing GOP voters

    Quote Originally Posted by hazlnut View Post
    What's that word that comes before 'States' in the name of our country?

    Come on, I know you can say it... don't be scared....

    This is where you far-righies jump right off the fail cliff every time. What happens in California effects the entire country. The economies of the states are so intertwined.
    this is true. California's idiocy has been a mixed bag for the other states - on the downside, depressed economic performance effects us all; but on the upside, they get to benefit as the productive people flee the west coast.

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    Re: The reality show facing GOP voters

    Quote Originally Posted by cpwill View Post
    this is true. California's idiocy has been a mixed bag for the other states - on the downside, depressed economic performance effects us all; but on the upside, they get to benefit as the productive people flee the west coast.

    Yeah, silicon valley is just going to pick up and move.

    CA = top schools in the nation.

    CA = biggest economy in the nation.

    CA = get down on your knees and say 'thank you', Nation.

    Oh yeah, seen a movie or watched TV lately?? Thank you, CA.

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    Re: The reality show facing GOP voters

    Quote Originally Posted by disneydude View Post
    What do you call the massive redistribution from the middle class and the working class to the top1% under Bush?

    You are not ignorant, are you, to the fact that over the last decade this country has seen the largest redistribution of wealth in the history of this country....and it wasn't under Obama.
    Your screen name is appropriate, you are living in a fantasy. Bush's tax cuts caused the top earners to pay an even larger share of the federal government. Try to get your facts correct.

    How exactly do poor people with no wealth have that nonexistent wealth redistributed to wealthy people?
    I love the smell of burning moonbat in the morning.

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    Re: The reality show facing GOP voters

    Quote Originally Posted by cpwill View Post
    nonexistent. the only redistribution that was going on during that time period was from the middle, upper middle, and upper class to the poor, lower middle, and political classes.

    Facts be damned, you believe what you believe...

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    Re: The reality show facing GOP voters

    Quote Originally Posted by conservativeguy View Post
    Your screen name is appropriate, you are living in a fantasy. Bush's tax cuts caused the top earners to pay an even larger share of the federal government. Try to get your facts correct.





    FAR RIGHTIES TALKING ABOUT FACTS..... THAT"S FUNNY!!!

    How exactly do poor people with no wealth have that nonexistent wealth redistributed to wealthy people?

    In a market economy, the larger an investment is, the higher its rate of return. This is due to both economies of scale and the increased range of investment opportunities. In addition to these economic forces, those who control greater amounts of capital within a society are able to participate more directly in shaping government policy, often in ways that further maximize their wealth. Thus, due to both economic and political realities within a market economy, it is a natural process for the wealthiest individuals and firms in a society to become disproportionately wealthier over time. In order to prevent the political instability resulting from the natural stratification of the populace into an ever smaller and wealthier aristocracy or moneyed class, and an ever larger working class, all free market democracies engage in progressive taxation and programs to enhance economic opportunity for the lower and middle classes.

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    Re: The reality show facing GOP voters

    WOW!!!! that is one terrific column. Thank you lpast for putting it up here. I would have missed it otherwise.

    Scarborough hits it out of the park and well into the vacant field next door to the ballpark.

    I suspect the apologists for the tea party whackjobs and the far right of what makes up the GOP will now proceed to tar and feather Scarborough, imply that he is NOT a true conservative, and attempt to take away his True Believer membership card. His subscription to the Lew Rockwell emailings will be canceled, he will not be welcome at the next ALEC convention, and the CATO Institute has removed him from a possible Board position in the future.

    But its still a great article that speaks volumes of truth.

    And it will have no impact at all upon the the Republican process.
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    Re: The reality show facing GOP voters

    Quote Originally Posted by lpast View Post
    This article you would think is written by a liberal...but you would be wrong...its written by an X Republican Congressman

    All the world is a stage and in this year’s GOP presidential race, it is a reality show soundstage cluttered with clownish characters auditioning for the role of commander in chief.
    A bemused audience of political spectators and cable chatterers has been entertained this year by a fallen speaker, a pizza mogul, a wild-eyed ideologue, a billionaire developer and a hockey mom from Alaska.
    Two of those actors have starred in actual reality shows, but — here’s the hook — no one in this actors’ studio is qualified to be president.

    Opinion: The reality show facing GOP voters - Joe Scarborough - POLITICO.com
    An X Republican congressmans who now sells his wares at MSNBC.

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    Re: The reality show facing GOP voters

    Quote Originally Posted by washunut View Post
    An X Republican congressmans who now sells his wares at MSNBC.
    thank you for the predicted response. Attack the messenger instead of the message. Amazing.
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    Re: The reality show facing GOP voters

    Quote Originally Posted by Reg View Post
    Nobody will remember this stuff a year from now when unemployment is still 9% and Biden is still popping off about the choice being betwen rapes and recovery.

    Popping off...??

    In reality, we've been in recovery since 2008 when W. left us at -9% growth.

    Opps, I guess they don't cover that story on Fox.

    Yeppers, Obama has pulled us back from the brink to +2% growth.

    Get down on your knees and say, "Thank you, Mr. Tibbs."

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