Somewhere under the Casey Anthony trial, Weinergate, the Palin emails and wildfires in AZ, there are new rumblings and seismographic red lines on the U.S. economy. The DOW fell all throughout last week, joblessness grew, and home foreclosures continued to eat up the American Dream. Congress has been on vacation all week to celebrate the Early June Rosebud-opening Holiday.
On Monday CNN will host the first GOP presidential debate. Wow! That ought to be something to behold. No doubt it will be a contest to see which candidate can remain standing after each one leans as far to the right as possible. It may be a rerun of the “Gary Bowers falls off of the stage” incident of years past. No doubt few Americans will waste their time watching the right-tilt acrobatics. No doubt, nothing of real substance will be debated. Like the economy. Except for more corporate tax cuts and fewer regulations.
It’s interesting [and way over the heads of most of our citizens] to note that the corporate world has been enjoying the lowest tax rates and fewest regulations ever for the past 10 years. Where are the jobs? Where is the financial security of the citizens? Does anybody out there see that this is all just GOP bullshit once again? Adding to the buffoonery, the tax rate on millionaires and billionaires has been at historic lows for the past 10 years. And where are the jobs? Where is the financial security of the citizens?
The Grand Ruse has been working quite nicely for 10 straight years. When will someone pull back the curtain and expose the entire lot of charlatans?
Those who get their ‘news’ from Fox are still being bamboozled. Today I went there to see what the main buzz was all about and found a poll that seemed to be interesting. The question was:
What should the government do to get the economy moving?
Not surprisingly, here are the current results: