Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Make Them Pay

Bernie Sanders, perhaps one of the only rational remaining members of Congress in terms of our debt, has a great petition for the president that you can sign at this link.

We need to send a message to our Commander-in-Chief that we middle-classers are sick and tired of paying the tab for the orgy of excess by the top 2%.

We need to make sure they pay their fair share. There is indeed *something* trickling down... it's yellow but it isn't gold doubloons...


Riot Kitty July 6, 2011 at 1:43 AM  

Totally reminds me of what Bill Maher said years ago about the trickle down theory - "Cut taxes for the rich and let them piss on the rest of us."

skyewriter July 6, 2011 at 9:43 AM  

Love me some Bill Maher... thanks for stopping by, Riot. Hope you and Mr. K are well!

PeaceLoveandSharpies July 6, 2011 at 12:40 PM  

The debt would be a lot easier to pay off if we weren't perpetually puking money into pointless wars.

Chris July 6, 2011 at 6:15 PM  

Love Bill as well....trickle down has been proven NOT to work....don't they get it? And....Bernie is a national treasure!

skyewriter July 6, 2011 at 10:22 PM  

Hi, PeaceLoveandSharpies. Thanks for reading and leaving a comment... I *totally* agree!

Hi, Chris. I am so glad Bernie is still in Congress... we lost a great progressive ally in Alan Grayson and I wonder if those folks down in FL's 8th might be having some buyers remorse with their overturn last fall?

poietes July 9, 2011 at 8:02 PM  

Trickle Down economics is as oxmoronic as Ronald Reagan being a great leader. But hey, it's his policy.

So sick of everything.

skyewriter July 11, 2011 at 11:16 AM  

So true, poietes, so true.

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