Originally Posted by AustinChief
The ONLY way I can think of is with government jobs. Otherwise it always has to start top-down.
Well, I guess you could call SMALL small businesses as "middle." But I consider ANY business owner a "top" regardless of size or income.
Might help if they DEFINED the middle first.
Well, I could sort of see how you can do a short-term stimulus from the middle out with money, but I still don't understand where that money that is being passed out is supposed to come from or how passing the money out creates future members of the middle class.
The biggest problem that the left has with this kind of talk is that I can't find the practical economic reasoning that shows that it is sustainable or works? I'd really like to hear the explanation from those that support Obama since this, coupled with "fairness" seem to be the motivating factors that drive his economic message.
I just don't see how you sustain an economy with this approach. Doing things that aren't as efficient or rewarding in the name of morality is stupid when you have a 16 trillion dollar axe hanging over your head.