[FoRK] FactCheck.org: Sliming Palin

Luis Villa luis at tieguy.org
Fri Sep 12 07:05:03 PDT 2008


On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 9:57 AM, geege schuman <geege4 at gmail.com> wrote:
> <The ideological left is no different.  As a favorite hobby horse, they are
> willfully and grotesquely ignorant of economics even when the actual math
> could be used in some cases to support their preferred ideological
> conclusions.>
>
> Now that's one religious belief I'd like to see examined in full rational
> light.  Under the trifecta of rightist leadership:  Large tax breaks during
> time of war.  There's a laundry list of other weird reallocations, but let's
> start with this.
>
> The right applies the same fundamentalist approach to economics as they do
> to faith, and actual math has little to do with it.  Trickle down theory is
> their Bible, regressive tax is their God, and progressive tax is their
> Antichrist.  Good vs evil, no middle ground.

Yup. If you can point me to *any* scientifically *or* economically
sound policies pursued by Bush II, you'll be the first.

http://berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/2003/02/12_akerlof.shtml

Luis


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