Monthly Archives: November 2011

Thieves want doors with no locks

Thieves want doors with no locks Republicans like to parrot that government regulations burden corporations. Lack of regulations may make people rich, but they also cause economic failure. Since the founding of America lack of business regulations have resulted in … Continue reading

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Uncompromising is un-American

Uncompromising is un-American Republicans like to parrot government must be simple. To paraphrase the second US President John Adams’ response in 1790 to Republican desire for “simple” government, “the clock would be simple if you removed its wheels and springs, … Continue reading

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Companies do not create jobs.

Companies do not create jobs. Republicans like to parrot “companies create jobs,” but they really do not. Companies hire employees. Consumers, shoppers, workers who buy the goods they make, and even the government creates jobs from research and development, but … Continue reading

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The Delusion of Wealth

The Delusion of Wealth Most wealthy Americans did not earn their wealth. They inherited it.  Most who gathered great sums of money did so by cheating, slurping at the public trough, or profiting from war. Few wealthy American business owners … Continue reading

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“It’s the Republican Bad Economy, Stupid.”

“It’s the Republican Bad Economy, Stupid.” Paraphrasing former President Clinton, today’s bad economy is the Republican Bad Economy. Republicans got us in this economic hole spending eight trillion dollars and conducting two wars on credit, while giving the rich a … Continue reading

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