Mitch McConnell, the Senate Republican leader, says he “burst into laughter” Thursday when Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner outlined the administration proposal for averting the fiscal cliff. He wasn’t trying to embarrass Geithner, McConnell says, only responding candidly to his one-sided plan, explicit on tax increases, vague on spending cuts.
Geithner’s visit to his office left McConnell discouraged about reaching a “balanced” deal on tax hikes and spending reductions designed to prevent...
So you're saying that government spending during ww2 worked? If it worked then, why can't it work now? why can't we invest in roads and bridges, 21st century broadband, green energy, smart grid, R&D, trips to Mars, etc. These are the types of investments that will benefit our economy long term and create modern knowledge worker jobs.
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