If you think the thinking and policies of the GOP are worse today than ever, imagine what bills Republicans in Congress might come up with in five or ten years.
Uncertainty, something every business person has talked about ad nauseum. What does Uncertainty really mean, that wages will go up for women? That they might have to buy affordable health care? That taxes might go up because business has not payed...
ADLIB: If I said 2 plus 2 equals 4, isn't that the only correct answer? CRUZ: I can list the names of a number of Republican economists who would disagree with you.
If we had jobs that paid well and a minimum wage that was livable we would not have nearly as many problems. People would be busy doing their jobs and living their lives.
Can we as citizens of this nation have an influence on policies that could help to alleviate some of the pain/strife that we see in this nation? Should we be trying to make this country/this world a better place or should we just be spectators?
Leading MMT thinkers and authors insist often and loudly that they are simply trying to describe how money and thereby the economy, government and the private sector work. Whether a capitalist, socialist, communist, or any other -ist, everyone should want to know how the system they exist in operates.
Trump never exhibited any of the basic skills of a skilled negotiator, it's only been about using the lowest, crudest and most unprincipled tactic that criminal types have in their arsenal...extortion.
Just last November, pundits were saying that Obamacare's troubled rollout doomed it to failure and Chris Christie was so nationally popular, he was the odds on favorite to win the GOP Presidential primary and perhaps the White House.
There is such a sad feeling in this country now that our government seems to have completely failed us. The Occupy Movement is the 99 Percenters Response to that failure.
To address the health hazards that watching Trump's speech tonight represents, such as "Screamer's Throat", "Tv Puncher's Knuckle" and "Exploding Head Syndrome", PlanetPOV will be hosting a sane and live chat.