Fiscal Cliffs and Cocoa Puffs
In the old days, economic crises were organic events that reflected popular greed, economic instability and tangible fear. Speculative bubbles burst, bank depositors panicked and stock markets (and stockbrokers) plunged. No more. We have grown too sophisticated for all that.
Our economy has reached a degree of complexity that its crises must be planned, packaged and marketed just like Cocoa Puffs.
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Politicians: It’s ‘Big, Intrusive Government, Lower Quality of Life’, European System. NOT Just European System.
Conservative politicians: When you speak about President Obama’s fiscal policy being like Europe’s, you are often unknowingly promoting Europe’s big government policies. This is because Americans don’t understand Europe’s economic faults. Please describe them each time you compare Obama’s policies to Europe. Here are some ideas for your expanation of Europe’s economic system: Obama’s policies are moving America toward big, intrusive government which cripples economic | Read More »
Tags: American history
, Big Government
, common sense
, conservative principles
, free market
, Michael Steele
, Mitch McConnell
, Obama's Policies
, Small Government
The Republican Party is at a major crossroads with no updated map, GPS, working compass, or the knowledge of navigating by the stars. Different fractions of the party want to go a different way. Each fraction believes that they are right. They often refuse to listen to other people. I have some advice. GROW UP. We, as a party, need to decide what is important. Establish that and then decide how to work from there. | Read More »
A present in the mail from John McCain
An interesting piece of marketing arrived from the John McCain campaign today in my mail slot (yeah, I don’t have a box, I have a slot. Which is cooler, mind you). Anyway, it was a nice little message talking about reforming Washington, stopping out of control spending, and ending corporate giveaways (I supposed it’s always popular to rail against the evil corporations, nevermind they actually | Read More »