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Old 08-17-2015, 07:15 AM
 
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Check your history. The low wage issue began well before Obama was even nominated.
This is true, however, it is also true that the leftist liberal policy has dominated Washington DC for the majority of the last 102 years. The Federal Reserve Act of 1913 signed into law by a democrat congress and democrat president, and the 16th Amendment of the same year, set the stage for what we see today.

Sporadically, we've been presented leftists posing as conservative republicans from time to time (Bush I & Bush II, as an example) for which the dumbed down general public remained clueless to this political gamesmanship.

To illustrate the extent of that cluelessness, we have the economic wrecking ball otherwise referred to as the Obama administration being praised for driving the final nails in our coffin.
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Old 08-18-2015, 06:13 AM
 
Location: Just over the horizon
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Republicans always use trickle down economics. That's why they want to cut taxes on the wealthy and corporations, yet barely to never talk about cutting taxes for low income people. That is the very nature of trickle down economics.
Conservatives want to cut taxes for everyone (who pays taxes) not just the rich.

Trickle down only works if you're willing to do what's necessary to stand up and fight for your share of the trickle.

If you just sit on your a$$ waiting for it to fall into your lap, you'll be in for a big disappointment.
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Old 08-22-2015, 07:23 PM
 
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Liberals idea of trickle-down is totally free housing, healthcare, food, teeveee, high-speed internet, Osamaphone, free school breakfast/lunch/dinner....etc, etc...........for anyone who makes up to 400% of the poverty-level, so of course it has not worked.
That is a very good point...guess you could call that trickle up! Major failure.
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Old 08-22-2015, 07:28 PM
 
Location: US
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Conservatives want to cut taxes for everyone (who pays taxes) not just the rich.

Trickle down only works if you're willing to do what's necessary to stand up and fight for your share of the trickle.

If you just sit on your a$$ waiting for it to fall into your lap, you'll be in for a big disappointment.
Trickle down economics is... Americans are working the most hours in our history, yet salaries have stagnated, meanwhile salaries for CEOs have gone up 100x. That is the problem with trickle down economics. It's not about getting freebies, it's the idea that, hey if we let the top keep a lot of their money, then they will pay their employees more and give better benefits. What's happening is work hours are being increased while pay is stagnant.
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Old 08-22-2015, 07:45 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Trickle down economics is... Americans are working the most hours in our history, yet salaries have stagnated, meanwhile salaries for CEOs have gone up 100x. That is the problem with trickle down economics. It's not about getting freebies, it's the idea that, hey if we let the top keep a lot of their money, then they will pay their employees more and give better benefits. What's happening is work hours are being increased while pay is stagnant.
No such economic theory as trickle down. Media tell you there was?
#Exposing Lemming Mentality#
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Old 08-22-2015, 07:56 PM
 
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Because "trickle down" is the most absurd economic concept in history. It has never worked for the benefit of all and never will.
its impossible for "trickle down" to benefit those who live off government because they arent taking part in capitalism..
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Old 08-22-2015, 08:01 PM
 
Location: US
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No such economic theory as trickle down. Media tell you there was?
#Exposing Lemming Mentality#
You should re-watch the Republican Primary debates in 2008 and 2012 or are you pulling a Sarah Palin when she says, "the lame stream media twisting my words by repeating them verbatim"
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Old 08-22-2015, 08:03 PM
 
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Trickle down economics is... Americans are working the most hours in our history, yet salaries have stagnated, meanwhile salaries for CEOs have gone up 100x. That is the problem with trickle down economics. It's not about getting freebies, it's the idea that, hey if we let the top keep a lot of their money, then they will pay their employees more and give better benefits. What's happening is work hours are being increased while pay is stagnant.
none of the "problems" you listed are due to capitalism. You CAN NOT get what you want, by reducing the demand for labor, but thats what is taking place due to GOVERNMENT.. and of course liberal policies, like tax policies and welfare expenditures.
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Old 08-22-2015, 08:07 PM
 
Location: Texas
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You should re-watch the Republican Primary debates in 2008 and 2012 or are you pulling a Sarah Palin when she says, "the lame stream media twisting my words by repeating them verbatim"
The people get the benefit right away. Tax cuts enable we the people to retain our jobs in down times since training costs are high. Research and Development retention is higher as that is the area of the first cuts. Good again as technology lowers cost. (except when government is in control) In good times companies expand and hire we the people. Those companies do not see the return until later.
All of that is the opposite of money trickling down. That's basic.
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Old 08-22-2015, 08:09 PM
 
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none of the "problems" you listed are due to capitalism. You CAN NOT get what you want, by reducing the demand for labor, but thats what is taking place due to GOVERNMENT.. and of course liberal policies, like tax policies and welfare expenditures.
What we have is welfare for the top. How many CEOs who drove the company into the ground walked away with MILLIONS in severance pay? ALL OF THEM. This is very different from the small business owner who put all their money at risk and if their business fails, they go down with the ship, while their crew are able to swim away to another ship. When it comes to major corporations, we have CEOs who drive their company into the ground, gets bailed out by tax payers. We have other CEOs who do a horrible job to the point where they are fired after less than a year of work and still walk away with a multi-million dollar severance package.

There is a difference between the small business owner and the corporate CEO. The small business owner gets thrown under the bus, while the corporate CEO gets away with anything.
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