Originally Posted by Mr. Kotter
Trickle-down is Gospel to conservatives; too bad it's far from the whole story. There are times when trickle-down seemed to work, like in the 80s.
However, one needs only to look at record corporate profits during the last couple years, combined with dramatic increases in income for those in the top 2 or 3 percent...juxtaposed with declining real income for nearly all working and middle class folks, and stagnant job growth to understand the real truth of trickle-down. So much for reinvestment and expansions, right?
Trickle down government is not the god damn answer~
It would indeed be a tragedy if the history of the human race proved to be nothing more than the story of an ape playing with a box of matches on a petrol dump.
David Ormsby Gore~