published Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Trickle Down

about Clay Bennett...

The son of a career army officer, Bennett led a nomadic life, attending ten different schools before graduating in 1980 from the University of North Alabama with degrees in Art and History. After brief stints as a staff artist at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Fayetteville (NC) Times, he went on to serve as the editorial cartoonist for the St. Petersburg Times (1981-1994) and The Christian Science Monitor (1997-2007), before joining the staff of the ...

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OllieH said...

It trickles, all right... but not far down.

October 19, 2011 at 12:26 a.m.
ArnoldZiffel said...

And how does trickle up economics work????

Nobody ever got a job from a POOR person!!

October 19, 2011 at 1:23 a.m.
SavartiTN said...

I like this, Clay.

October 19, 2011 at 2:29 a.m.
OllieH said...

Nobody ever got a job from a poor person? You couldn't be more wrong. Workers (even the poorest among them) don't just make things for consumers, they ARE the consumers.

Trickle-Up Economics actually works quite well. In fact, that's kind of how things used to work. By investing in the working class (with fair taxes and decent wages) you infuse the economy with more expendable income. The increase in that income means more money to purchase the products and services of various businesses and industry. That boost on consumerism translates into higher earnings for the rich business owners.

Everybody wins.

Imagine that- wealth created from investing in the working class instead of just bleeding them dry. What a concept!

October 19, 2011 at 2:43 a.m.
OllieH said...

Remember, Henry Ford became one of the most successful businessmen in American history because he built a car that the average working person could afford.

While other auto companies were simply marketing to the well-to-do, Ford developed a design and a method of manufacturing that steadily reduced the cost of the Model T. But Instead of pocketing the profits from his innovations, Ford lowered the price of his car. As a result, he sold more cars and steadily increased the earnings of Ford Motors. This strategy served to not only turn his company into an industry giant, but it also transformed the automobile from a luxury to a mainstay of American society.

Everybody won.

October 19, 2011 at 3 a.m.
EaTn said...

OllieH...right on. The right-wingers are still rallying around the failed trickle down economic principles of their godfather Reagan who was a mediocre actor and even less of a president in his aging lost-memory years. Had the wealthy tax cuts worked, we would be at full employment today.

October 19, 2011 at 4:53 a.m.
ArnoldZiffel said...

What a crock! Only problem is, Ollie, the people you support love taking money away from people after they've been successful, you DOPE! YOU'RE STUPID! The WORKING CLASS are worse off than they ever were under the SOCIALIST, Obuffoon! ANYONE, ANYONE Who works deserves to keep the money they earn!!!!

October 19, 2011 at 5:12 a.m.
EaTn said...

ArnoldZiffel...take your money and buy yourself an island where there are no taxes. Build your own roads, bridges, airport, schools, utilities, medical facilities and hire and outfit your own police and army. But stand proud that you don't have to pay any taxes.

October 19, 2011 at 5:36 a.m.
dougmusn said...

@ArnoldZiffel: Ok, assume for the moment you get ALL the money. Now what? You cannot eat it. You are not spending it. It just sits there, pretty shiny gold coins and bars stacked in your vault. The things YOU rely on for a 'good life' include the efforts of all the 'little people' (cf. Swedish head of BP's comment). You drive on the road the little people build. If, God forbid, your jeweled home catches fire, you call the fire department. Who will save you then?

If you substitute money for law and the poor for the Devil, the following exchange from the screenplay for A Man for All Seasons is prescient:

Roper, son-in-law to Thomas More, wants More to preemptively arrest a dangerous spy who has broken no law: Margaret: While you talk he's going! More: Go he should, if he were the Devil himself, until he broke the law. Roper: So now you give the Devil benefit of law. More: Yes. What would you do? Cut a great road through the law to get to the Devil? Roper: Yes! I would cut down every law in England to do that. More: Oh? And when the last law was cut down, and the Devil turned round on you, where would you hide Roper, the laws all being flat? This country is planted thick with laws, from coast to coast, man's laws, not God's, and if you cut them down, and you're just the man to do it, do you really think you could stand upright in the winds that would blow then? Yes, I give the Devil benefit of law for my own safety's sake.

October 19, 2011 at 5:47 a.m.
AndrewLohr said...

I don't suppose our current President has been practicing trickle-down economics, but he does make even his RINO predecessor look good by comparison. President Reagan turned President Carter's lousy economy around; President Obama turned Speaker Pelosi's sinking economy into a worse mess. Herman Cain turned his personal economy from po' to rich; has turned a couple companies around; can hardly do worse than our current man, eh?

October 19, 2011 at 6:32 a.m.
EaTn said...

AndrewLohr said "Cain turned his personal economy from po' to rich; has turned a couple companies around; can hardly do worse than our current man, eh?"

The dems don't need to respond to this since Cain's own party peers gave an appropriate response last night.

October 19, 2011 at 6:43 a.m.
sandyonsignal said...

Love this cartoon. Trickle down economics has only made the rich richer and the poor poorer. The money never flowed past the top 10%. Cruel propaganda and lies are what keeps it as a meme today.

Andrew Lohr in response to this: Herman Cain turned his personal economy from po' to rich; has turned a couple companies around; can hardly do worse than our current man, eh? Godfather's Pizza? Where are these successful pizza places? I haven't seen one (and I have kids). Chuckie Cheese has more name recognition? Do these pizza places really even exist? One thing is clear: anybody can be a Godfather's pizza CEO, it doesn't take much.

October 19, 2011 at 7:41 a.m.
EaTn said...

sandyonsignal said "One thing is clear: anybody can be a Godfather's pizza CEO, it doesn't take much."

Guess he thought that if folks are gullible enough to pay big bucks for his dough, tomato past and cheese that they would be gullible enough to buy his 999 plan.

October 19, 2011 at 7:53 a.m.
MTJohn said...

Andrew - how is it that Reagan inherited Carter's economy but Obama inherited Pelosi's and not Bush's economy??

I suspect if you did a little more objective analysis, I think you might discover that we are all living today the consequences of Reagan's economy - or, more correctly, the consequences of the choices that we all made when we bought into the fantasy that is was "morning in America" and we could borrow and spend our way into prosperity. It worked well for those who are well represented on K Street. The rest of us bought into an empty promise.

October 19, 2011 at 8:34 a.m.
TinaFrench said...

Hey Arnold, when is your 6th grade graduation? I'd bet you are looking forward to Middle School.

October 19, 2011 at 8:48 a.m.
rolando said...

Imagine that- wealth created from investing in the working class instead of just bleeding them dry. What a concept!

You are 30 years out of date, OllieH. All that [redistributed] wealth from "investing in the working class" does not stay here to be taxed -- the place from whence come essentially all manufactured products...and to which all non-taxable profit flows is...China.

Evidently what you mean is to either tax the "working class" or print more money to dole out to the them since most all skilled jobs -- and the people able to work them -- are overseas. According to harp or someone else on here, over 2 million US blue collar jobs go unfilled because we do not have qualified workers.

So exactly what is it you would have that "working class" doing to earn that "decent wage"? Or do you mean "put them on the dole"?

We have no jobs for the "working class" here, other than unskilled McJobs...that's the problem.

Get the jobs back and the rest will follow. You get the jobs back by supporting and encouraging industry, not taxing it to death with the world's highest tax rate just to pay for off the "working class" dole.

We have killed our golden goose [industry]...hatching/creating new ones will be much harder. Henry Ford, the Wrights, Westinghouse, Boeing, Northrop, et al wouldn't stand a chance starting up in today's quagmire of industrial regulation. They would, instead, move to China or India...the new industrial giants, thanks to liberal, industry-killing thought here.

October 19, 2011 at 8:55 a.m.
whatsnottaken said...

Look at all those empty glasses waiting for somebody else to fill them. Here's an idea, get out and fill yourselves rather than waiting for working people to fill you with a handout.

October 19, 2011 at 8:57 a.m.
rolando said...

One thing is clear: anybody can be a Godfather's pizza CEO, it doesn't take much.

Another thing is quite clear, sandy: It takes more than a community organizer to properly run a country...it takes more then this one has.

October 19, 2011 at 9:24 a.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

If the government was not stealing all of the bottles of Champaign all the glasses would be full.

The ignoramus Wart accidently got it right for once.

He just neglected to show where the missing bottles went. Obama should be trotting off in the background with an armload of bottles. It would be even better if he was bouncing along with that wimpy limp wristed thing that he does with a path of broken bottles laying on the ground marking his trail.

October 19, 2011 at 11:37 a.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

One glass covered puddle could be labeled Unions, another Solyndra (sp?)... You get the idea.

October 19, 2011 at 11:39 a.m.
inthemiddle said...

Remember, Henry Ford became one of the most successful businessmen in American history because he built a car that the average working person could afford.

You also remember that he was absolutely against union labor. He believed that productivity gains that obviated certain jobs would nevertheless stimulate the larger economy and thus grow new jobs elsewhere, whether within the same corporation or in others. Ford also believed that union leaders (particularly Leninist-leaning ones) had a perverse incentive to foment perpetual socio-economic crisis as a way to maintain their own power. Remember he was the guy who doubled the wages of his workers, made a 48 then a forty hour work week but that still wasn't enough. He was the owner who had a Social Department to make sure his workers didn't drink and watched their other moral behaviors. And the topper was that he manipulated the price of the company stock to scare off investors so his family could maintain control of the company. Sounds right up your alley.

October 19, 2011 at 12:19 p.m.
onetinsoldier said...

Do you notice how many poor it takes to support one rich plutocrat? When all of the glasses on the bottom decide they no longer wish to bear the weight of the top, they will step back and let them crash into a heap of stale booze and glass. OCCUPY

October 19, 2011 at 12:21 p.m.
inthemiddle said...

Sandy why the focus on Godfather's pizza? Six hundred stores forty states. You do remember he was a Fed chairman too right? Anyone can run a soup kitchen or fall festival. Just a community organizer job like the PTA.

Six hundred stores forty states.

October 19, 2011 at 12:30 p.m.
onetinsoldier said...

I bet Cain doesn't allow those stores to operate under 40 different rules.

October 19, 2011 at 12:39 p.m.
rolando said...

Good metaphors, BigRidge. Excellent, actually -- especially the broken bottles scattered along the path. The Obama has a bunch of those...

October 19, 2011 at 1 p.m.
rolando said...

That's what CEOs do, ots. They mind the store. That's why they were hired. The good ones -- the leaders -- take a failing business and turn it around into a profitable one. Herman Cain and Lee Iacocca come to mind but there are others.

The Obama was hired to do the same except he was and is improperly prepared and totally untrained to run the United States. He even had the constitution to guide him but decided its mandates were not for him; that was the first time he adopted Bush's ideas on "securing the border", for instance.

Luckily, we caught on to his ineptitude at leadership and his reverse Midas-touch. We are now watching his political disintegration, his scrabbling for the protester vote, the Mexican vote, and the votes of any other dupes.

October 19, 2011 at 1:16 p.m.
DarkSky said...

Rolando and BRP,

The President does not control the purse strings of the Federal Gov't. Congress controls the $$$. The Republican controled House has done nothing in which to fix the economy besides slapping a patch on.

Why do you both keep beating that horse? These problems have been in the making for decades.

October 19, 2011 at 1:31 p.m.
EaTn said...

Why does Cain keep being the center of discussion? He and Perry may be popular with the far-right but not with the average GOP and not the average voter for sure, which leaves Romney in the saddle unless something falls out of the closet.

October 19, 2011 at 4:08 p.m.
AndrewLohr said...

MT, Carter had a Congress of his own party. Bush Jr's economy didn't tank until the Democrats got Congress in his last two years, although his big-government-ism had sowed bad seeds.

October 19, 2011 at 4:09 p.m.

Arnold is correct. A poor person is icapable of hiring anyone. Ollie, you're a joke. You know what he meant. Silly.

It's something to behold to watch Democrats and leftists on here twist and turn to find someway to save Obama and the Democrat Party.

I just read that Wash. D.C. is tops in income. The average federal employee makes $126,000.00 a year. Average?

Onetinsoldier, you should be banned from this site for advocating the beating of Republicans with baseball bats. You're a creep.

I like Herman Cain. He's a man, a self-made man. A real man. I'm afraid Obama is a juvenile in a man's body. Sad, since he's 50 years old.

Darksky, Democrats controlled the house the first two years of Obama's presidency. They did nothing but throw gasoline on the fire.

October 19, 2011 at 4:31 p.m.
EaTn said...

Economists and the Fed generally agree that the current economic downturn will take a long time to heal itself, and some believe that the best solution for DC is to keep hands off. However, DC does not understand the "hands off" concept so maybe the current log-jam is the next best thing.

October 19, 2011 at 4:46 p.m.

$800 billion stimulus of temporary union jobs, trickle down?

Green energy loans to failed solar panel manufacturers, trickle down?

Choosing Wall Steet banks for bailouts and none for others, trickle down?

Choosing UAW over GM bond holders, trickle down?

Did all those illegal guns trickle down to the Mexican drug cartel?

October 19, 2011 at 4:55 p.m.
Momus said...

The top glasses need to be larger!

BTW - to all, How does it feel to arguing amongst each other and fight over scraps? Think about it.

October 19, 2011 at 5:18 p.m.
dude_abides said...

"better if he was bouncing along with that wimpy limp wristed thing that he does..." BRP

I bet you couldn't hit a three pointer with a trebuchet (you know, a punkin' chunker) and a giant funnel. Our President (yours and mine) is cool and suave. I bet gas leaks out of you every time you take a step.

October 19, 2011 at 6:11 p.m.
fairmon said...

OllieH said.......... By investing in the working class (with fair taxes and decent wages) you infuse the economy with more expendable income. The increase in that income means more money to purchase the products and services of various businesses and industry. That boost on consumerism translates into higher earnings for the rich business owners.

This philosophical statement sounds good but it does not and will not work. In recent years people spend increased income on imports. The only thing that chages is more retail clerks to sale the imported goods which is not much help for the American economy. How will anyone convince people to buy made in the U.S.A. even if it cost a little more. When will people realize American producers need a lot of help to make their prices competitive. Take a stroll through Walmart and think of the positive impact on our economy if all the products they sale in all their stores were made in America. I rather pay more and than have the government borrow more plus take some from me then waste a lot and support many that could support themselves.

October 19, 2011 at 6:30 p.m.
fairmon said...

OllieH said.... While other auto companies were simply marketing to the well-to-do, Ford developed a design and a method of manufacturing that steadily reduced the cost of the Model T. But Instead of pocketing the profits from his innovations, Ford lowered the price of his car. As a result, he sold more cars and steadily increased the earnings of Ford Motors. This strategy served to not only turn his company into an industry giant, but it also transformed the automobile from a luxury to a mainstay of American society.

Everybody won.

Was this a trickle down approach? Sounds like it and Henry Ford became wealthy while employees benefited as well. No politician or political party uses the term "trickle down" it has been used by economist to describe some economic theories. The amazing thing about economist is they are usually wrong.

October 19, 2011 at 6:56 p.m.
DarkSky said...

Blondebutnotdumb,

I don't like either major party. As I said in my post above "These problems have been in the making for decades." I agree though, the Democrat controlled Congress really dropped the ball.

I read this recently,

"Congressional Reform Act

  1. No Tenure / No Pension.

A Congressman collects a salary while in office and receives no pay when they are out of office.

  1. Congress (past, present & future) participates in Social Security.

All funds in the Congressional retirement fund move to the Social Security system immediately. All future funds flow into the Social Security system, and Congress participates with the American people. It may not be used for any other purpose.

  1. Congress can purchase their own retirement plan, just as all Americans do.

  2. Congress will no longer vote themselves a pay raise. Congressional pay will rise by the lower of CPI or 3%.

  3. Congress loses their current health care system and participates in the same health care system as the American people.

  4. Congress must equally abide by all laws they impose on the American people.

  5. All contracts with past and present Congressmen are void effective 1/1/12. The American people did not make this contract with Congressmen.

Congressmen made all these contracts for themselves. Serving in Congress is an honor, not a career. The Founding Fathers envisioned citizen legislators, so ours should serve their term(s), then go home and back to work."

I would like to add a term limit also. Maybe 3 terms maximum.

October 19, 2011 at 7:42 p.m.
fairmon said...

The Washington elite, the Washington Post and the wealthy are attacking Cain's 9-9-9 plan which means the rest of us need to be sure we understand it before accepting their fear tactics and criticism as valid.

1-A key thing to remember is that 23% of every American made product you buy is business taxes. Very few businesses pay the 35% that is the published rate. Prices could be reduced by 9% or more. Those paying nothing which as several, will pay the 9% without exceptions (banks and other congressional favored financial operations).

2-Reduced tax withholding from the normal 15% rate for most workers provides more spendable income.

3-The income many wealthy people depend on are tax exempt municipal bonds and other non-taxable inomce. They have reductions and deductions most people have never heard of.

It is worth an understanding and I plan to study it myself instead of listening to media and political attacks. Those criticizing it indicates it may be better for those with lower incomes. The plan does away with all reductions, deductions and other tax avoidance measures for the wealthy. Those with incomes from illegal sources such as drugs, gambling, prostitution etc. will pay on purchases. It will make American made products more competitive and reduce the cost of services. It is a transition step to the truly transparent fair tax proposal that many politicians and the wealthy will strongly oppose. It is one proposal that has bipartisan supporters but a minority that are not in the wealthy category most politicians enjoy. Hedge fund managers and others using the capital gains loop hole will see an increase in taxes paid. The wealthy and politicians object to the probate plan which is an effective way to help those with the lower incomes. It does take some time and effort to understand. The challenge will be over coming the attacks and fear mongering by the wealthy, the media and congress and educating people. Some wealthy media personnel on FOX news object, that is a pretty good clue.

fairtax.org

October 19, 2011 at 7:45 p.m.
hambone said...

"Trickle down " has also been called "Supply side economics" as in supply and demand.

The problem is that all the supply in the world (tax cuts for the "job creaters") won't create demand.

Only the consumer can create DEMAND.

And if he's out of work, well.......................

October 19, 2011 at 7:48 p.m.
fairmon said...

DarkSky...

I would like to see all the proposals you posted in effect 1/1/12. Congress could do all the business equired of them by the constitution in much less time.

October 19, 2011 at 7:49 p.m.
kingofDeetown said...

We need to make an editorial cartoon entitled "Jobs Bill" with "Stimulus II" lined out and preceding it. It could be of Municipal Union workers, NEA members and bailed out pensioner thugs lazily sitting in easy chairs- perched on top of the backs of the private sector middle class, while getting an injection- nay a transfusion- from an unborn generation doomed to the new American mediocrity within. The new protected GOV'T employee class could be clinching their fists in Marxists solidarity or just lounging under a "Banksy" styled Autonomist stencil of the same (à la the Marxists in Wisconsin) Damn both the new far left that's controlling the DNC and the establishment wing of right together. It'd be beautiful- Pulitzer worthy . . . not like this half . . .behind-ed, wannabe, Luckovich-ish drivel.

October 19, 2011 at 8:07 p.m.
fairmon said...

hambone....

You are right. Working people buy things and pay taxes. What is the root cause of so many being out of work? What can be done that will enable more people to have a decent job? Our manufacturing base has dropped from 48% to the low teens. Joe Biden's response was; well, those still operating are doing O.K. The number of American businesses going bankrupt, large and small, is a frightening statistic. The government can't bail them all out. It is more than the wage difference. Japan, Canada, Brazil and others with wages equal to or better than the U.S. are taking our jobs. Of course China, India, Vietnam and others are raping us with congress not doing a thing about the "unfair trade" agreements. Some of those agreements require that a high percent of the products be produced in that country which results in corporations building, hiring, training and producing there. How do we correct that? There is no way congress can prohibit a company from doing business in another country but they sure need to quit giving them an incentive to do so.

The wealthy have had a normal increase in income while the middle class had not progressed and actually lost buying power. Taxing the wealthy more may reduce the deficit a little but it won't it won't correct the economic dilemma we have. Tax them too much and they have options of moving money to tax exempt investments and other ways in the current tax codes to avoid taxes which may result in no additional tax revenue.

October 19, 2011 at 8:08 p.m.
d2edwards said...

This is an excellent illustration. It accurately explains how trickle down economics works. It seems to me that the top glass represents the wealthiest 2.5% of Americans and that the second tier glasses, politicians owned by the wealthiest 2.5%, should be half full.

I truly believe that high school teachers throughout the U.S. should use Clay's cartoons as instructional aides. With a little luck, the students might be able to explain current events to their parents.

Keep up the good work!

October 19, 2011 at 9:12 p.m.
BobMKE said...

I think the biggest problem is that the businesses/companies are sitting on their capital and the biggest stick in their eye is Obamacare. They have nothing to lose if they sit and wait until after the 2012 election. Once Obama is out and his health plan is repealed then they can hire employees using the money they would have had to pay out for Obamacare.

October 19, 2011 at 9:43 p.m.
alprova said...

Harp3339 wrote: "1-A key thing to remember is that 23% of every American made product you buy is business taxes. Very few businesses pay the 35% that is the published rate. Prices could be reduced by 9% or more. Those paying nothing which as several, will pay the 9% without exceptions (banks and other congressional favored financial operations)."

Are you suggesting that the elimination of the embedded taxes already in place will cause prices to drop overnight? You don't really believe that, do you?

"2-Reduced tax withholding from the normal 15% rate for most workers provides more spendable income."

People with families who work at the minimum wage levels do not even make enough to have Federal income taxes deducted from their checks. That's an automatic 9% tax hike on them right there. Social Security and Medicare taxes fund both of those programs. To the best of my knowledge, Cain is not proposing to fund either program from the taxes collected.

Even if he is, then the revenue created from his plan falls woefully shorter than it did previously.

"3-The income many wealthy people depend on are tax exempt municipal bonds and other non-taxable inomce. They have reductions and deductions most people have never heard of."

Still more are simply sitting on inheritances that generate no income whatsoever for them, thus, the only tax that Cain proposes that will affect them is the national sales tax of 9%, a bargain for them.

"Those criticizing it indicates it may be better for those with lower incomes."

Horse squeeze. It's a tax hike on the lower and middle classes, no matter how you slice it or dice it, and a further tax break for those who have high incomes.

"The plan does away with all reductions, deductions and other tax avoidance measures for the wealthy."

It's not just the wealthy that take advantage of reduction, deductions to their taxes each year. Families with children in the lower and middle classes depend on them too.

"Those with incomes from illegal sources such as drugs, gambling, prostitution etc. will pay on purchases."

More people claim charitable donations to churches, as a means to avoid paying taxes, than are there people that fall into this category.

October 19, 2011 at 10:24 p.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

dude_abides said... “I bet you couldn't hit a three pointer with a trebuchet”

You might be right about that. I can tell you, however, that I can put a 5 shot group through the same hole at 50 yards with that 10-22 I put together recently. Sweet!

October 19, 2011 at 11:22 p.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

How about a caricature of Obama with a Champaign bottle jammed in his pie hole while he works at the cork of the next bottle and simultaneously spouts a perpetual stream of urine into the stack of glasses.

October 20, 2011 at midnight
fairmon said...

Those with incomes from illegal sources such as drugs, gambling, prostitution etc. will pay on purchases."

More people claim charitable donations to churches, as a means to avoid paying taxes, than are there people that fall into this category.

I doubt that but even if true there is still a lot of revenue to be had with the fair tax proposal from those sources. Why should church contributions be deductible?

October 20, 2011 at 5:24 a.m.
fairmon said...

"The plan does away with all reductions, deductions and other tax avoidance measures for the wealthy."

It's not just the wealthy that take advantage of reduction, deductions to their taxes each year. Families with children in the lower and middle classes depend on them too

I think the IRS would confirm that the majority of the lower income file a standard form. Why not adjust the rates and simplify the tax codes. Why do those not itemizing supplement those that do?

October 20, 2011 at 5:28 a.m.
fairmon said...

Harp3339 wrote: "1-A key thing to remember is that 23% of every American made product you buy is business taxes. Very few businesses pay the 35% that is the published rate. Prices could be reduced by 9% or more. Those paying nothing which as several, will pay the 9% without exceptions (banks and other congressional favored financial operations)."

Are you suggesting that the elimination of the embedded taxes already in place will cause prices to drop overnight? You don't really believe that, do you?

in mnay cases prices would be reduced and in most cases avoid price increases.

October 20, 2011 at 5:30 a.m.

We need to make an editorial cartoon entitled "Jobs Bill" with "Stimulus II" lined out and preceding it. It could be of Municipal Union workers, NEA members and bailed out pensioner thugs lazily sitting in easy chairs- perched on top of the backs of the private sector middle class, while getting an injection- nay a transfusion- from an unborn generation doomed to the new American mediocrity within. The new protected GOV'T employee class could be clinching their fists in Marxists solidarity or just lounging under a "Banksy" styled Autonomist stencil of the same (à la the Marxists in Wisconsin) Damn both the new far left that's controlling the DNC and the establishment wing of right together. It'd be beautiful- Pulitzer worthy . . . not like this half . . .behind-ed, wannabe, Luckovich-ish drivel. KIng uv deetown

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October 20, 2011 at 12:39 p.m.
chet123 said...

I cant beleive these GOMER buying into corp.and the rich and greedy is paying too much taxes when their revenue have risen 10 times faster than the middle class......they are doing ok ....nafta killed our jobs...thanks to a republican congress

November 3, 2011 at 9:48 p.m.
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