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The GOP and the "Working Class"

coveyrise Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 8:59 AM
We could have created another 3 million jobs if Obama has pushed for the Natural Gas Act first propossed back in 2007 but stalled by the Democrats. If we had been tooling up for vehicles to run on Compressed Natural Gas and building the infrastructure to make it viable we would already be more than half way there by now. With just a few tax incentives this would have all happened with private sector investment and required no government intervention. Instead we've wasted billions of Tax Payer Dollars on Green Energy Scams.
Rick676 Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 3:24 PM
AL -
Quoting Keynes is the fastest way to discredit your positions and opinions in all your posts. Keynesian economics have NEVER worked and his theories have never come to fruition, at least as he claims they would. Thank you for exposing your foundational basis for your opinions, as it demonstrates why they are all so misinformed.

I've always taken exception to the term "working class" used to denote blue collar workers; my dad was a doctor and he was often at the hospital treating patients for 12 1/2 hours per day.  What about that isn't working?

Even so, Matt Lewis (once of Townhall) has an important piece in The Week, discussing the increasing demoralization of the working class (in the traditional sense of the term). It's a topic well worth the GOP's attention, not because "creative destruction" (and the failed lives and towns, etc. that accompany it) isn't an inevitable part of capitalism -- but because...