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Originally posted by A Fortiori
... hard work = rewards. The last time you saw that sort of thing was the mid-1800s but the myth lives on.
You're acting like the problem is with the government, and you're not getting that business is government. Lobbyists rule Washington, global financial conglomerates rule Washington.
... What they're proposing is worse than socialism because it rewards a few people with incredible wealth, asks us to pay for them to live as they choose, while the rest of us lower our standards of living.
Trickle down economics didn't trickle down. The bonuses and funds stayed at the top.
Supply side economics still doesn't help the worker.
I hope they're right about the sunspots and solar radiation of 2012 knocking out all electronic communication. That will change things, but really nothing else...