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The final installment: conservative questions; progressive answers

My first two installments are here and here. Let’s continue. 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 allows? When did it become fiscally responsible to have to borrow just to pay interest on the National Debt? When did it become fiscally responsible governing to owe so much money to a country like China? When did we become a nation in which WE THE PEOPLE told the government what we wanted, and then were ignored by those whom we voted into office? When did it

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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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Errington C. Thompson, MD

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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