Over the past few years, we have watched major corporations dump their pensions and move hundreds of thousands of people off private health insurance on to medicare and medicaid at the government’s expense (Delta Airlines comes to mind, I believe United was another one from the 2005 PBGC mess), we have doubled the national debt and passed the MASSIVE prescription drug plan, we have watched the government nationalize several industries, the government is currently nationalizing the banks, the Republican party candidate is proposing spending near a half trillion dollars allowing the government to buy private mortgages, and the right wing is running around screaming “SOCIALISM” because Obama is proposing increasing the top tax rates a few percentage points.
That is funny. Sad and depressing, but funny.
Monday, October 20, 2008
John Cole Nails It
This Is Why Balloon Juice (a blog run by John Cole, a reformed Republican) is one of my favorite blogs:
Posted by JD Rhoades at Monday, October 20, 2008