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EMBARRASED YET?

 

Since 1980 America has dropped since we swung

back to trickle down Robber Baron from a NEW DEAL Demand economy and to less

Progressive taxes and the rise of religious fundamentalism such a success in

the Islam world:

 

#1 in Wages to 15th

 

#1 In % with college degrees to 13th.

 

#1 Creditor nation to largest debtor nation(

just under Reagan).

 

#1 in education to 25th

 

#1 in infrastructure to 25th( we spent 11% of

GDP under Ike on infrastructure now ....2.5%, ...or 1/3 as much as the

countries beating us.

 

#1 in healthcare, now 37th...twice the cost

 

#1 in MFG..now we have lost 80% of our private

industry, 30 million job outsourced. 300K factories closed, 60,000 under Bush.

 

#1 In High tech, under Bush we lost 50% of

high tech and now import more high tech than we export.

 

Only developed nation w/o national healthcare

for everyone, an yet we pay twice as much.

 

Most of what we export is raw materials, like

a 3rd world country. Gasoline our number on export, while we import computers.

The EU exports 50% more than us and its not raw materials or food...

 

We have not produced a commercial ship in more

than 30 years.The cruise ships are made in the EU, where wages are more than

double ours.

 

We are first in Murders/percent of population

in prison. 91st in income distribution, 51st infant mortality, life expectancy.

 

Republican Economic logic at

work:

 

Medicare actual healthcare costs are half of

what private insurance charges seniors for just the insurance. Repubs solution

is to transfer seniors to private insurance, the more expensive system in

place.

 

Defense is an extremely low economic

multiplier, producing no self funding capital assets such as a plant(investment

returns positive cash flow) or infrastructure, research or education.

 

Infrastructure and commercial MFG have a

multiplier of almost 5, while defense is just 1.1.. before you consider the 300

billion per year that flows out of the country and stimulates others economies..

900 foreign bases. Defense is not an investment, its an insurance policy.

 

If HUGE defense spending results in a great

economy, then the Soviet Union is doing fine and given the recent tripling of

defense spending our economy should be doing gang busters.... Its not.

 

The repub solution is to increase defense

spending while cutting infrastructure. We spend 1/3 the normal rate on

infrastructure, ours now rated 25th, but 15 times more on defense.

 

In otherwords, Repubs want to spend more on

what provides the lowest economic returns.

 

Under Ike we spent 11% of GDP on

infrastructure that we still benefit from, now just 2-3%.

 

And while most spending should increase as

population increases, the same is not true for defense. It takes no more to

defend 300 million people than it does 200 million people.

 

 

The

Republican motto: afflict the afflicted; comfort the comfortable.

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he's cut the Deficit in 1/2...and he could have done much more if the gop wouldn't have Obstructed him at every turn...start paying attention

That's the funniest shit ever. He quadruples the deficit, then liberals brag about it getting cut in half - AFTER Republicans took over the House and put the brakes on.

Which of course the left criticizes too... not understanding the link.

 

It's truly amazing how economically illiterate the left is. I blame our public school system that is more interested in teaching kids how to use a condom, and "Heather has 2 mommies" instead of Reading, Writing and Arithmetic.

16 of the last 24 years democrats have been in charge

Whoops. That's gonna leave a mark.

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EMBARRASED YET?

 

Since 1980 America has dropped since we swung

back to trickle down Robber Baron from a NEW DEAL Demand economy and to less

Progressive taxes and the rise of religious fundamentalism such a success in

the Islam world:

 

#1 in Wages to 15th

 

#1 In % with college degrees to 13th.

 

#1 Creditor nation to largest debtor nation(

just under Reagan).

 

#1 in education to 25th

 

#1 in infrastructure to 25th( we spent 11% of

GDP under Ike on infrastructure now ....2.5%, ...or 1/3 as much as the

countries beating us.

 

#1 in healthcare, now 37th...twice the cost

 

#1 in MFG..now we have lost 80% of our private

industry, 30 million job outsourced. 300K factories closed, 60,000 under Bush.

 

#1 In High tech, under Bush we lost 50% of

high tech and now import more high tech than we export.

 

Only developed nation w/o national healthcare

for everyone, an yet we pay twice as much.

 

Most of what we export is raw materials, like

a 3rd world country. Gasoline our number on export, while we import computers.

The EU exports 50% more than us and its not raw materials or food...

 

We have not produced a commercial ship in more

than 30 years.The cruise ships are made in the EU, where wages are more than

double ours.

 

We are first in Murders/percent of population

in prison. 91st in income distribution, 51st infant mortality, life expectancy.

 

Republican Economic logic at

work:

 

Medicare actual healthcare costs are half of

what private insurance charges seniors for just the insurance. Repubs solution

is to transfer seniors to private insurance, the more expensive system in

place.

 

Defense is an extremely low economic

multiplier, producing no self funding capital assets such as a plant(investment

returns positive cash flow) or infrastructure, research or education.

 

Infrastructure and commercial MFG have a

multiplier of almost 5, while defense is just 1.1.. before you consider the 300

billion per year that flows out of the country and stimulates others economies..

900 foreign bases. Defense is not an investment, its an insurance policy.

 

If HUGE defense spending results in a great

economy, then the Soviet Union is doing fine and given the recent tripling of

defense spending our economy should be doing gang busters.... Its not.

 

The repub solution is to increase defense

spending while cutting infrastructure. We spend 1/3 the normal rate on

infrastructure, ours now rated 25th, but 15 times more on defense.

 

In otherwords, Repubs want to spend more on

what provides the lowest economic returns.

 

Under Ike we spent 11% of GDP on

infrastructure that we still benefit from, now just 2-3%.

 

And while most spending should increase as

population increases, the same is not true for defense. It takes no more to

defend 300 million people than it does 200 million people.

 

 

The

Republican motto: afflict the afflicted; comfort the comfortable.

So all we need is MORE govt. spending right? From whence do the funds come that are spent? Think hard. Keynsian economics is what got us into this mess.

 

Democrat motto when confronted with the inevitable unintended consequences from their misguided policies - "We MEANT well."><

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