An early visual primer on the foundations of “Trickle-Down Economics”: Those above stay dry, those below get wet. In the background, a young Ronald Reagan gazes in wonder.
Originally published in “Crusty Pie” on 03/27/15. No changes made, as no changes have been made with the ridiculous Republican snake-oil economics that they have been selling since 1980. You cannot give massive tax breaks to the rich and Corporate America and expect the economy to remain healthy, as evidenced by the record-breaking freefall on the stock market today. That mess directly impacts average retired people like me, who depend on their investments for income. And THAT, Donald, is far more treasonous than you getting your panties in a wad because the Democrats refused to applaud your outright lies at the State of the Union address.
Picks up mic to make sure he didn’t break it, because he now can’t afford a new one. Sets mic gently on desk. Heads to kitchen to find a beer and hopefully a better attitude. Encounters Scotch the Cat along the way. Tells Scotch all his worries and fears. Scotch does not care and proceeds to lick self. Scotch just might be a Republican, despite liberal upbringing by two daddies. And so it goes…
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