Last night, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney picked a Twitter fight with Republican Congressman Justin Amash over sequestration. We'll get to that online battle in a moment, but first, a word on Rep. Amash's misguided comments that caught Carney's attention in the first place. Amash has been publicly blasting Republican leadership for aggressively pinning the sequester on President Obama, arguing that it's "disingenuous" for members of Congress to vote for a compromise, then blame it on the other party. This needlessly and foolishly undermines the GOP's messaging on the issue. Republicans are not saying that the sequester is...
As usual, Uber Dave spews falsities. First off, there is no such thing as "liberal economics." That is his way to meaningless brand something that is nothing but propaganda. Economics is, well, economics...it is not 'liberal' nor conservative. The issue is, in fact, the basic 'supply' vs. 'demand' policy approach. From Reagan on, all data indicate that 'supply side' economics is wrong and does not work, despite right wing think tank attempts to the contrary. As STANDARD (as opposed to 'liberal') economics says, economies occasionally need stimulation (demand). This is what happened after WWII so successfully. All 'supply side' economic policy has done has created income inequality and reduced wages for the middle class.
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