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originally posted by: Wide-Eyes
a reply to: smurfy
This story is from mid 2017, it is an opinion column in The Guardian.
I wonder what they think in 2018?
originally posted by: MOMof3
a reply to: DanDanDat
You are repeating trump. It was not a trillion dollar infrastructure bill:
“The stimulus was not primarily an infrastructure bill
In February 2009, Obama signed into law a stimulus package that ultimately cost just over $800 billion. (Earlier estimates had been higher, so we won’t quibble with Trump’s rounding it up to $1 trillion.)
The "shovel-ready" aspects of the stimulus tended to attract the most attention. But officially, that was only one of the act’s goals, and if you look closely at how the funds were allocated, only a fraction of the total was ever intended to go to infrastructure.”
originally posted by: Murgatroid
...it is an opinion column in The Guardian...
Another 'Scam Alert': the MSM is anything BUT a credible source of truth.
NOT drinking the KoolAid...
This suggests that respected liberal media like the New York Times and Guardian are key battlegrounds in the relentless elite efforts to control public opinion. When the Guardian Media Group is owned by The Scott Trust Limited, a 'profit-seeking enterprise'?
originally posted by: LesMisanthrope
a reply to: smurfy
"Sorry, Donald. The only way we get this is if big corporations and the wealthy pay their fair share of taxes to support it."
They a;ready pay the majority of taxes.
A Pew Research Center analysis of IRS data from 2015, the most recent available, shows that taxpayers with incomes of $200,000 or more paid well over half (58.8%) of federal income taxes, though they accounted for only 4.5% of all returns filed (6.8% of all taxable returns).
And up until Trump, the US corporate tax rates was one of the highest on Earth.
Sorry, but your opinion piece and your OP is a scam.
originally posted by: xpert11
originally posted by: DanDanDat
To whom did Obama's trillion dollar infrastructure money go? Why do we need to do this again only after 8 years?