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While Much of America Suffers with Stagnation, Washington’s Political Class Is Having a Very Merry Christmas

lukemcire Wrote: Dec 25, 2012 1:14 AM
I thought that conservatives were supposed to be against class warfare and envy.
slk Wrote: Dec 25, 2012 9:59 AM
Conservatives are for telling it like it is. The truth is the very people who claim to "help" poor people are pushing them down. There is no statement of envy and wanting to be one of the elite. There is, however, a statement about the complete dishonesty of those claiming to help the poor while enriching themselves. If any of these individuals wants to stand up and say "We are stealing your tax money to make ourselves rich not help the poor", the complaint is over. If Americans truly want their hard earned money buying someone an Aston Martin, so be it. It's the compete duplicity that is the problem.
Jules65 Wrote: Dec 26, 2012 7:49 AM

In large part because of an excessive burden of government, the American economy is suffering European-style stagnation, with even the Washington Post now confessing that growth far below the long-run trend.

This helps explain why job creation has been so dismal in recent years, with more than twenty million Americans out of work, underemployed, or dropped out of the workforce.

But there is one pocket of enormous prosperity in America. It will warm your heart to know that our overlords in Washington are living the life of Riley.

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