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View Poll Results: Why do people continue to support trickle up poverty?
They're miserable and want everyone else to be equally miserable. 4 20.00%
They envy those who are smarter and harder-working than themselves. 7 35.00%
They're easily brainwashed by the Democrat Party and the media. 8 40.00%
They like being peasants. 2 10.00%
They're members of the arisocracy and they benefit from others' suffering. 4 20.00%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 20. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 12-23-2011, 05:59 PM
 
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I mean what really is there to be gained from economic philosophy of trickle up poverty? We can look at history and see that every time it's tried, trickle up poverty (voodoo economics) is an abject failure. From the Carter recession to the Bush Sr. recession, to the Barney Frank recession to the Obama depression, trickle up poverty has never succeeded in spreading happiness, only misery and despair. On the other hand, the principles of free market economics have been wildly successful as seen during the Reagan recovery, the economic boom during the 90s over which a Republican Congress presided, and yes the terrible Bush economy when unemployment was under 5% and we were on our way to a projected surplus. I have to wonder why so many people continue to support these economic policies that Hussein Obama has put into overdrive. How does confiscating individuals money and property, that which they have rightfully owned, pocketing most of it, and passing out breadcrumbs in exchange for Democrat votes actually help the country?
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Old 12-23-2011, 06:05 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Wow, nice selection...you really love Faux News talking points.

Trickle-down instead always seems like golden showers from the rich.
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Old 12-23-2011, 06:20 PM
 
Location: NC
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Wow, nice selection...you really love Faux News talking points.

Trickle-down instead always seems like golden showers from the rich.
Wow just bash the OP without providing any real facts of your own typical liberal
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Old 12-23-2011, 06:23 PM
 
Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma
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A lot worse problem is too many jobs have gone to China over the years.
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Old 12-23-2011, 06:24 PM
 
Location: By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea
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Wow just bash the OP without providing any real facts of your own typical liberal
So you thimk he should believe the factless claims of the success of trickle down like a typical conservative?
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Old 12-23-2011, 06:27 PM
 
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
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Wow, nice selection...you really love Faux News talking points.

Trickle-down instead always seems like golden showers from the rich.
Any different from the dribble that we get from the main stream media everyday, which is UBER liberal?

How does it feel to get a dose of your own medicine? And "Faux" news is beating the living **** out of their counterparts in the rest of the media, hence the reason *you* label it as you do.

Your golden showers comment would better be left for those in the *artistic* left that think showing a cross dipped in urine is art.
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Old 12-23-2011, 06:29 PM
 
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I mean what really is there to be gained from economic philosophy of trickle up poverty? We can look at history and see that every time it's tried, trickle up poverty (voodoo economics) is an abject failure. From the Carter recession to the Bush Sr. recession, to the Barney Frank recession to the Obama depression, trickle up poverty has never succeeded in spreading happiness, only misery and despair. On the other hand, the principles of free market economics have been wildly successful as seen during the Reagan recovery, the economic boom during the 90s over which a Republican Congress presided, and yes the terrible Bush economy when unemployment was under 5% and we were on our way to a projected surplus. I have to wonder why so many people continue to support these economic policies that Hussein Obama has put into overdrive. How does confiscating individuals money and property, that which they have rightfully owned, pocketing most of it, and passing out breadcrumbs in exchange for Democrat votes actually help the country?
Trickle up poverty basically appeals to the left sense of class warfare. The left would be much happier living in huts of twigs, burning dung for fuel, and digging for roots for food, as long as there was no one better off than them. Despite the fact that the US has been the model for growth, wealth creation, and prosperity for over two hundred years, the losers of society are willing to throw that system under the bus in the interest of "fairness". They ignore the fact that even the poor in America are well fed, have appliances, electronics, housing, and clean water. That was certainly not the case, even 100 years ago.

Liberalism is all about class warfare and the concept of self initiative, individual rights, and ingenuity take a back seat to "fairness". As long as there are losers in society, the democratic party will always have a constituency.
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Old 12-23-2011, 06:29 PM
 
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
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So you thimk he should believe the factless claims of the success of trickle down like a typical conservative?

never mind. I read your username and realized you are a lost cause. Wait... All of you libs are a lost cause. You drink the koolaid and you run back for more.

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Old 12-23-2011, 06:34 PM
 
Location: United State of Texas
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The Poll is obviously one sided, but the left has made a living out of keeping people in need for many decades. Unfortunately the very people they target are too stupid to see it or too lazy to do anything about it.
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Old 12-23-2011, 06:38 PM
 
Location: southern california
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actually your glowing statements about bush are inaccurate. i remember the bush cry to support the AIG bailout. bush launched an unprovoked invasion and debted 6 trillion, just like obama. employment was nose diving b4 obama was sworn in. they are pretty much alike. black and white keys but the same piano.
reagan encouraged debt said it was meaningless, magic money. there was never trickle up poverty it was trickle down prosperity and that was bill clinton that said it. u have invented a new word, trickle up poverty, none of the men u quoted ever said it.
btw bill clinton reduced the national debt by 1/3.
u r rewriting history friend.
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