Thursday, June 23, 2011

Another Republi-CON Myth Bites the Dust

"[W]hat we’ve seen over the past 30 years is that lower marginal tax rates have not led to particularly impressive economic growth, labor markets or revenues. Growth was actually more impressive back when marginal tax rates were higher." Read the Washington Post, Tax rates and economic growth in one graph.

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Local Business Shout-Out: TBD.

Follow-up to fact-free fantasies: don't be duped by the Birthers, including our very own racist pastor, who does the devil's work and supports Middle East dictators;

Local and regional: another article about FL State Sen. Greg Evers, and his corporate overlords in the billboard industry, and another proposal to ban booze at the beach, and fair winds and following seas to Mark O'Brien;

National and international: I'm waiting, where's the balanced budget, don't hold you breath because the Republi-CONs Con the Tea Party, there'll be no $100 billion budget cut, and let's admit the obvious, the Republi-CONs are not serious about deficits, and remember, we went from surplus to debt, Republi-CON style,

Call the Republi-CON bluff on the debt and the deficit,

Pining for laissez-faire land, move to China, where, "[o]ver the past two and a half years, thousands of workers, villagers and children have been found to be suffering from toxic levels of lead exposure",

Still seeking "a country with low taxes, little regulation and traditional family values, I have the perfect place for them. Body armor suggested",

Who is your favorite 2012 GOP candidate, or do you have a favorite not-yet-a-candidate?,

Republi-CONs and their fantasy economic plans,

Keep America great: spend, cut, tax and invest, and stop Chinese trade cheating,

My virtual strip search, the terrorist is dead, but will he still win thanks to the Republi-CONs?

For Mom and Pop Tammy, a world without chain stores,

Just 120 days til the new and improved judgment day, again,

Speaking of judgment day, Republi-CON religious hypocrisy

Racial and gender desegregation, equal opportunity for working-class families, single-payer universal health care, excellent child care and educational opportunity, and salaries that limit income inequality. Name that beloved American socialist organization,

The Middle East mess and the hope for democracy, and Christians and Muslims clashing in Egypt, Syria attempting to crush its democracy rebellion and Palestinians climbing over fences into Israel — the best we can do now is manage the unavoidable and avoid the unmanageable, time for a serious peace policy combined with a serious energy policy, and he may be dead, but will he still win thanks to the Republi-CONs?,

So you don't believe in global warming, then explain what happens to 35 gigatons of CO2 each year,

The health care industry bottom-line, the reason Republi-con want to repeal the new health care law, the nation’s bloated annual health-care tab would swell by more than $4 billion" after a company raised the price of a medicine from $20 to $1,500 per dose, and bad news for health care law opponents,

and 'The Great Stagnation' and our broken political system;

Fun stuff: questions a dog might ask God, did you ever wonder . . ., the liquid nitrogen burger, paraprosdokians, the Y Generation, Husband Day Care, and cute little cats in 'It Could Be Worse';


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