I’m sure that the WH is wondering why so many people are upset with the debt celing deal given that we are avoiding a potential global economic disaster.
Fear works well to advance the establishment's interests.
It worked extremely well in Portugal.
It works in America as evidenced by the Debt Bologna.
And it looks like Ireland is next,...
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Good Mourning America announced that yesterday 2 trillion of American personal wealth "evaporated," while the Whitehouse statement was that the stock market plunge was the fault of the Europeans, which includes most of the world's Royals.
Beam me up, Scotland Yard. As we learned by the Starship Enterprise, the proper word for materializing and dematerializing is TRANSPORT.
Because matter can neither be created nor destroyed.
Whether or not the recent so-called compromise on the federal budget raised any taxes is a matter of framing. As I see it, taxes on neither corporations nor the filthy rich were raised. They remain disgustingly lower than ever. On the other hand, the cuts to social welfare programs such as food stamps, WIC, and Medicaid take from recipients of these programs who otherwise would have received benefits, just as a tax takes money from citizens.
The Georgia Agribusiness Council says nearly half of the farmers it surveyed don’t have enough workers to harvest their crops.
About 130 fruit and vegetable growers, cotton and peanut processors and other agricultural employers responded to a survey on labor needs.
The establishment continues to maintain that at some point in the future it could come to pass that we might not be able to make our payments on the Countries debt without cutting into essential social programs so best to make cuts now. And now it looks like we are signing deals to the effect into the Nation’s malleable body of laws.
I posted this in the chat room several months ago and it got quite the reactions.