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Trickle-Down Government Is All Wet

Steven H of WA Wrote: Oct 14, 2012 3:55 PM
The biggest lie of all the Democrat lies is that they represent the interests of the middle class. The middle class EXISTS only because of a prosperous free market business environment (government workers are really not part of the middle class, they area the government class). Any policies that hinder business are anti-middle class, any policies that encourage business are pro-middle class, period. The idea that the Democrats can wage war against business while claiming to be the champions of the middle class is pure bunk. The 23 million unemployed or under-employed are the highly predictable results of Democrat power for that 6 years (Polosi and Reed took over congress in 2006, Bush was held hostage on economic issues with his focus

President Obama’s economic ideas hold that government spending on construction, alternative energy sources welfare will inspire long term growth. But this theory has a big problem: Government is a terrible allocator of resources. Spending borrowed money on public infrastructure and even more state employees creates jobs wholly dependent on… government spending. Expanding the welfare state also increases dependency and does nothing to expand economic growth in the long term.

This “demand-side” philosophy rests on the claim that some 70 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) is consumption. Hence boosting consumption—by pouring borrowed money into more food stamps, Obama-phones and extended unemployment...