Economics

Conservatives Dealt 5 Knockout Blows The Last 8 Days

Conservatives Dealt 5 Knockout Blows The Last 8 Days

Riding high over the mid-term elections, then faced with the reality of what appears to be another “do-nothing” session of Congress – conservatives were dealt 5 knockout blows over the course of the last eight days. THURSDAY, June 25, 2015: 1) First came the Supreme Court decision in King v. Burwell, “negating a far-right challenge […]

John Fugelsang’s Marvelous Tweet About Trickle-Down Economics

John Fugelsang’s Marvelous Tweet About Trickle-Down Economics

Politico John Fugelsang is the king of Twitter smackdowns. It’s not easy to distill an insightful and hilarious takedown into 140 characters but Fugelsang has mastered the art Like the time he destroyed an Obamacare liar about a year ago, and more recently he ripped apart Bernie Sanders critics with one tweet. Well, he’s at it […]

Scott Walker – Equal Pay Pits Women Against Men

Scott Walker – Equal Pay Pits Women Against Men

  In an interview with the Boston Herald, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker attacked Hillary Clinton’s advocacy for equal pay legislation by saying she was simply following in President Obama’s footsteps in trying to “pit one group of Americans versus another.” When the program’s host, Adriana Cohen, asked Walker about the (discredited) statistics posted on the conservative […]

Debunking Conservative Lies About Taxes

Debunking Conservative Lies About Taxes

The Young Conservatives have attempted for the 47,569th time to explain how tax cuts help everyone – so let us debunk these child-like fantasies for the 47,569th time. None of what follows is “because liberalism” as the lazy columnist would have you believe. This article is “because facts.” Taxes are the collection of funds from the […]

Jail Time, Not Bailouts – Iceland’s Answer To The Bank-Induced Recession

Jail Time, Not Bailouts – Iceland’s Answer To The Bank-Induced Recession

When the banking induced “Great Recession of ’08” struck, Iceland’s economic hit was among the hardest. However, instead of rewarding fraudulent banking procedures with tons of money, they took a different path – jail time and not bailouts. AND, It turned out to be the quickest road to recovery. When most people think of Iceland, […]

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