Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Who is better for the economy?

Democrats, or Republicans?

Well, you know the answer to that question. Democrats, of course. Duh.

Money paragraph (see above link for the data):

Now, after 70 years of data, after observing what we've observed over all sorts of conditions, it is hard to conclude anything but this: one party advocates policies that produce rapid economic growth, and one part dismisses those policies with epithets like "socialism" and advocates instead policies that produce dismal economic growth. And dismal economic growth has consequences. Poor economic growth makes people worse off, and hits them in their pocketbook. And when people are hurting financially, their health suffers, the rate of divorce goes up, suicides increase, and the abortion rate increases. So those who advocate the policies that bring us lower incomes, poorer health, break up families, increase suicides, and increase the rate of abortions are doing us all a lot of harm. More, in fact, than Osama or Saddam could possibly have done. And yet, the folks who advocate those policies that harm America question the patriotism of the rest of us. Its very, very strange.
Very strange indeed. Until you realize that the folks who advocate these policies that harm America don't care about America. They care only about their own pocketbook. As far as they're concerned, the rest of Americans can just go fuck themselves.

-- Badtux the Economics Penguin


  1. Perfect breakdown Badtux :)

  2. We’re doing fine over here at Polly’s Honky Saloon and Whorehouse, Americans don’t use common sense anymore, so they deserve the mess they are in. You have to be more than just educated, you have to be smart, you also have to be wise.

    And judging by my posts I'm having a lot more fun than you are.


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