How come we didn't see your tea bagging parties and this secession talk under Bush and his ballooning deficit spending, which wasn't even doing our country any good? It was all being pissed away in that sand trap in the middle-east. It's like how when a forest fire rages out of control some times a tactic is used where you actually SET fires to choke off the bigger fire.
Yes we have set a new fire with deficit, stimulus spending. However, it will most likely (economists on the left and right argue) make it so that the new fire (the stimulus spending) will burn off the excess fuel waiting to be torched (toxic loans, etc.) to protect more structures from burning down (further job losses and stock market drops) which changes the direction and intensity of the main fire (the recession). So that it has no where to go, nothing left to burn and dies out of it's own lack of energy.
At least now the spending being done by Obama is building bridges, schools, a new energy grid, etc. that directly employ people. He is investing in Wall Street, the biggest Republican bastion in New York City and what is he hearing in return from you uber-capitalists? SOCIALISM!!! (Notice the red highlight? I did that for all you people who hate American Socialism (i.e., police and fire departments, medicare, social security, public universities, etc).
You idiots, he's trying to SAVE your precious capitalist enclave of Wall Street so that it in turn can jump start the micro-economies of each industry, which means more money in your pockets and better job opportunities. And as for protesting, "fiscal insanity", how about they protest all the tax dollars we are losing because of the fat cats using the tax haven loop holes in the Caribbean?
That's lost revenue to America that is dearly needed to help us get out of this recession. That's capital and capital is what lubricates the gears of our economy. We probably wouldn't be in such an economic hole if the, "I'm so rich I towel off with hundred dollar bills" crowd paid their fair share in taxes. Keith Olbermann makes this point better than I, listen:
The Republican elite must just laugh and laugh and laugh all the way to the bank. They don't even have to fight their own battles anymore, they have a brainwashed army of less educated, middle-class folks fighting for them who honestly think that these Republican elite would/are looking out for them. THEY are the ones taking your money--WAKE UP!!
The Bush tax cuts went to the top 1% and you average Republicans need to realize that you (and the majority of your friends) are NOT in the top 1%, which means you're getting the "no lube screw job special" from the rich Republican elite as much as we Democrats are. Hopefully that clear truth will get through the brainwashing from your radio broadcast prophets one day and you'll turn on your masters as we did long ago. Can't you see? The rich, Republican elite in this country are dividing us within the middle and lower classes against each other.
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