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Sun Jul 15, 2012, 08:29 AM

Dumbest Columnist on the Planet. There isn't even a close second. And he "writes" for the PD.

http://www.cleveland.com/obrien/index.ssf/2012/07/obamas_love_for_the_middle_cla.html

SO much idiocy packed in one column. You won't find yourself just getting dumber with each passing sentence, you may experience DNA breakdown. Possibly certain functions of the brain will stop working. Don't say I didn't warn you:

In proposing that tax cuts be retained for anyone at all, Obama is violating a Democratic commandment: Thou shalt not admit the efficacy of lowering tax rates in promoting economic growth.

But if that's what it takes to put Republicans in a box by forcing them to explain why it makes sense not to raise taxes on "job creators" -- a phrase Obama utters with a smirk -- well, Paul Krugman will forgive him.

Republicans, meanwhile, should explain -- in detail. Unlike Obama, they'll be telling the truth and making excellent fiscal sense.

And speaking of details, let's look closely at a few of the other things President One-Note said during Monday's ramble.

"Many members of the other party believe that prosperity comes from the top down, so that if we spend trillions more on tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans, then that will somehow unleash jobs and economic growth."

Many members of the other party believe that because it's true. "Trickle-down" isn't an economic theory; it's an inescapable economic fact. When the top of the economic heap experiences prosperity and growth, it doesn't hoard its capital. Everyone stands to benefit. Conversely, when the top of the economic heap experiences pain, as it has in Obama's economy and as it will to a greater extent in the higher-tax economy Obama proposes, everyone stands to suffer.

What was not true in Obama's statement was the reference to tax cuts as government spending. Tax cuts involve money that does not belong to the government. "We" don't "spend" anything when "we" grant a tax cut. "We" simply allow people to keep more of their own money and use it as they see fit in the private sector of the economy.





WHAT "PAIN" ARE THEY EXPERIENCING, YOU FUCK???? The Stock Market's risen close to 5,000 points since the Failure Fuhrer skipped town in a helicopter! The CEOs and other assorted larcenists are conducting business as usual with bonuses, perks and options packages. You could take away 50% of the top 5000's WEALTH . . . notice I said WEALTH and not INCOME, and they'd still be so goddamned wealthy it would literally be impossible for them to outspend it.

Beginning to hate Republicans on this matter. Stop apologizing for cockamamie theories that do not FUCKING WORK. Stop defending something even high-ranking Republicans know is bullshit. The evidence is irrefutable. These tax cuts have cost us close to 2.5 trillion dollars since we implimented them. You're a satirist, bro, and not a very good one at that.

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Reply Dumbest Columnist on the Planet. There isn't even a close second. And he "writes" for the PD. (Original post)
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Sun Jul 15, 2012, 10:32 AM

1. Yet another conversative pushin tax cuts whilst screechin about the deficit

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Sun Jul 15, 2012, 04:19 PM

2. Kick.

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Sun Jul 15, 2012, 04:21 PM

3. This is bad,

but the Anchorage Daily News' Paul Jenkins would give this guy a run for his money. Absolute idiocy every single Sunday morning.

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