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Monthly Archive for November, 2010

TAX-CUTS STIMULATE JOB GROWTH — HUH?

CHECK-IT-OUT:  SEE WHAT HAPPENED TO JOB GROWTH WHEN PRESIDENT CLINTON RAISED TAXES ON THE WEALTHY, AND THEN WHAT HAPPENED WHEN W. CUT TAXES ON THE WEALTHY. Spread the word:Share

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TAX CUTS FOR MILLIONAIRES AND BILLIONAIRES

UP-DATE:  Check-it-Out at the New York Times.  Economist David Leonhart explains that the FACTS do not support the Republican assertion that the Bush Tax-Cuts for the rich created jobs.  We learn that in the decade that these draconian tax-cuts have been in place has been the slowest decade for job growth since the 1940s.  So the BIG question to […]

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THE AMERICAN PEOPLE HAVE SPOKEN?

Republicans tell us that “The American People have spoken” in last Tuesday’s mid-term elections.  Well, if you consider 42% of registered voters — or 90 million of America’s 300 million people — as representing The American People, then they certainly have spoken.  And yet, considering that most of the results of these elections were decided by razor thin […]

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THE STORM HAS PASSED

On five hours sleep this election night the main emotion I’m feeling is relief that the tsunami has come and gone.  Amid the destruction there are a few points of gratitude.  California has given us a Democratic Governor and returned Barbara Boxer to the Senate.  It’s so nice to live in a sane state Sister Sarah has […]

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DEAR MR. PRESIDENT

In a previous post I declared that I had worked through my grief over the mid-term elections, and had found a peaceful place of resignation — along with a certain kind of hopeful expectation that the Republican Party is self-destructing.  Check-It-Out:  REPUBLICANS GO THE WAY OF THE WHIGS. Well … maybe that was just a brave attempt […]

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