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Conservative questions; more progressive answers (updated)

Let’s look at questions 2 and 3 – When did it become fashionable to make too much money, to work too hard and do really well for your family? When did it become good business sense for the country to own two of the three American auto manufacturers? How about a history lesson? In the 1960s the top marginal was 91%. Now, it is 35% for federal income tax. Yet, conservatives whine and whine about how they are paying too much. Under President Clinton the rich did pretty well. I don’t remember hearing about rich people deciding not to work because

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Conservative questions – Progressive answers

On a conservative blog I found the following list of questions – So I ask… When did the government begin to try and take over what we eat and what doctor we use? When did that start? When did it become fashionable to make too much money, to work too hard and do really well for your family? When did it become good business sense for the country to own two of the three American auto manufacturers? When did it start making good business sense for the U.S. to hold preferred stock positions in small local banks as the new small business stimulus

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Remember the auto bailout?

Remember the auto bailout? This happened a lifetime ago, back in 2008. Americans were uneasy. We were losing jobs at the rate over 500,000 per month. We shouldn’t, we couldn’t get into the auto industry. Well, that was then. Now, what’s it looking like in the auto industry? Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy From Political Animal: As we’ve been talking about over the last couple of days, President Obama’s decision to rescue American auto manufacturers looks awfully good with the benefit of hindsight. Republicans were apoplectic at the time, but more than a year

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Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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