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Another Reason Ezra Klein is an Idiot

DoctorRoy Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 9:44 AM
"Ourselves"? I didn't see a dime of it, Michael. All I saw was a payroll tax hike that almost exactly matched the 2 per cent raise I got. Didn't see any of the bailout back in '08 either.
myer Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 12:34 PM
Too bad we will never know. Judging from his performance in Massachusetts however I cant see how. He increased employment by 1% vs the national av of 5.3%. Increased taxes by 1100 per preson raised business taxes to one of the highest in the nation, signed a ban on assault weapons , spent 212 days out of state in his last year of office running for President, Vetoed 890 bills and was overridden more than 700 times but he had one real and lasting bi partisan accomplishment--Universal Healthcare.
jimmylynn Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 12:26 PM
"I didn't see a dime of it..."

That's part of our problem. Money printed, money spent, debt increased, and no average American even knows where it went or who it benefitted.
Bonsall Billy Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 11:17 AM
You are finally catching on........
DoctorRoy Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 11:11 AM
Well we don't know. Mitt never really articulated his positions other than which way the wind was blowing.
True Conservative! Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 10:51 AM
It sure as hell would have been better ... MUCH better!
DoctorRoy Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 10:21 AM
Oh so all we had to do was elect Mitt and everything would have been hunky dory huh?
calrepublican only 3 of us Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 10:03 AM
yes but your side of the isle is for more of the same!

For listeners of my radio show, you’ll know that most Fridays we do a segment called Ezra Klein is an Idiot. We don’t just call out the fallacies of Klein during the segment, however. We include liberals like Al Sharpton and John Boehner too, who both recently bemoaned the effects of sequester on our economy.

Our real problems of course aren’t the dramatic and manufactured small things like sequester or the “fiscal cliff” that are made up by Washington wonks to keep the gravy train rolling. They are much more complex, and more dangerous.     

It takes a...