Thursday, 23 February 2012

Robert Reich: Corporations Don't Need a Tax Cut, So Why Is Obama Proposing One?

Commented Feb 23, 2012 at 13:45:14 in Politics

He is not, Robert - try to keep up. 
He proposes lowering overall rates by cutting corporate welfare to favored industries - keeping the tax collected roughly the same. The reason he doesn't simply remove the loopholes is that he would like to see the recession recede and more people hired.
Mitt Romney Says Spending Cuts Hurt Economic Growth

Mitt Romney Says Spending Cuts Hurt Economic Growth

Commented Feb 21, 2012 at 23:04:19 in Politics

No! You mean firing government workers increases unemployment? Whoda thunk it?
     And not borrowing and spending a trillion dollars lowers the GDP in a 14 trillion economy? How amazing that no one ever thought of this before. Well spotted, Mitt!
Franklin Graham Calls Obama's Religious Beliefs Into Question

Franklin Graham Calls Obama's Religious Beliefs Into Question

Commented Feb 21, 2012 at 22:38:16 in Politics

I don't know about Obama, but we now have certain proof that Graham is not a christian.
NHS Reforms: More Than Half Of Voters Want To See Changes Dropped

NHS Reforms: More Than Half Of Voters Want To See Changes Dropped

Commented Feb 21, 2012 at 10:11:27 in UK Politics

Too right. As we all know, any change is bad. Just keep doing it the way grandpa did
David Cameron Calls On World To Tackle Problems Of Somalia

David Cameron Calls On World To Tackle Problems Of Somalia

Commented Feb 20, 2012 at 11:52:09 in UK

Pretty hard for outsiders to save a country from itself. If they could, the only reason to start with Somalia (as opposed, say, to Zimbabwe or North Korea) is that the Somalis might be almost too weak to mount an effective resistance.
Rick Santorum: Obama Agenda Not 'Based On Bible'

Rick Santorum: Obama Agenda Not 'Based On Bible'

Commented Feb 19, 2012 at 11:22:13 in Politics

“Vote Santorum for the christian version of Sharia law.”
Amine El Khalifi Arrested: Capitol Suicide Bombing Attempt Halted

Amine El Khalifi Arrested: Capitol Suicide Bombing Attempt Halted

Commented Feb 18, 2012 at 09:11:58 in DC

“I like that the FBI is now a one-stop shop: they find folks who can be talked into committing terrorist acts, convince them to act, arm them, refine their plans for them and then arrest them.”

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