Tag: trickle down

As the government nears a shut-down, the Ebeneezer Scrooges in the GOP Congress rush to cut taxes for Billionaires

As the government nears a shut-down, the Ebeneezer Scrooges in the GOP Congress rush to cut taxes for Billionaires
If a nation ever needed three ghosts of Christmas from Charles Dickens’ classic story to visit, it is the USA. The GOP has shown us their priorities. What is more important to the GOP, a functioning government as they head out of Washington for a break, or taking care of billionaires? OK, I apologize for... Read more »

The GOP tax plan and the Titanic have a lot in common

The GOP tax plan and the Titanic have a lot in common
The White House unveiled their sweeping, magnificent, life-changing, biggest in history tax-overhaul plan yesterday. All 9 pages of it. What the White House released wasn’t a tax plan at all. It was a framework for a tax plan. Carnival Barkers are good at making nothing seem like something, and the Barker-in-Chief didn’t spare the adjectives.... Read more »

Donald Trump heads to Missouri to fleece the working poor again

Donald Trump heads to Missouri to fleece the working poor again
Like a carnival barker selling a circus sideshow, Donald Trump is off to Missouri to sell snake oil to the White Working Poor.  Before heading to The Show-Me State, the President is headed to Texas to view the flooding. As if getting hit by a hurricane wasn’t bad enough, now the poor folks in Texas... Read more »
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44 years a Republican, 1 year an Independent, today I'm joining the Democratic Party

44 years a Republican, 1 year an Independent, today I'm joining the Democratic Party
This was not an easy decision to make.  Politics is like one’s religion, you just don’t change it unless you have a moment of clarity and realize you are on the wrong path.  My family’s involvement in the GOP goes all the way back to the mid-1850s and the start of the GOP in Illinois.... Read more »