How many years will it take for the "benefits" of Capitalism to "Trickle Down" to the majority of Americans?
First, Americans design and build great products, desired world wide. Jobs are created in new factories and wages rise as corporations vie for quality educated and effective workers, this increases American buying power and the tax base. Sort of return to 1960-1970, without the race/gay/immigrant problems. When will this actually work?
Asked By: Beavertailguy - 10/6/2010
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Production is the problem. We produce less in the United States than we used to. Employees cost more here and it is no longer true that they are that much superior to employees in other countries. As an American I would love to say it was but I would be dishonest. Our education system is not the worst but also not... More
Answered By: dm_felionous - 10/6/2010
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Not even Oxi-Clean is getting that "trickle" stain off my pants and socks.
Answered By: FLSwampBoy - 10/6/2010
Well.. until then. You can go live in your socialist utopia. Although they're becoming more and more rare.. But, you still have North Korea! Make it happen.
Answered By: How would I know - 10/6/2010
Can you find something better, if you could it would have been mentioned here. Commie troll fails.
Answered By: Moth on the wall. - 10/6/2010
if we were to close the Socialist departments of Energy, EPA, Agriculture and Education tomorrow, we could see Trickle down start to trickle by January 2011
Answered By: Destructive Politics The Book - 10/6/2010
If your life is not good, I am sorry. I have been in the workplace for a long time, become fairly prosperous and have enjoyed my life.
Answered By: apeman605 - 10/6/2010
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trickle-down_economics "Supply Side Economics" was a joke in the Great Depression, when they knew it'd never work.
Answered By: Mother Hubbard - 10/6/2010
It doesn't work that way. If we didn't get taxed to death, I wouldn't care how much money these corporations made. But then again, maybe those corporations are afraid of our freedom. They might go broke, if we get an education.
Answered By: Thinking - 10/6/2010
It is working for you (and me) right now. Ask anyone who has lived outside this country for a while and they will likely laugh at your question. America is a very spoiled country... More
Answered By: ARTIST - 10/6/2010
Capitalism built the most wealthy, prosperous, powerful Nation this world has ever seen until your entitlement monkey underachieving ilk took hold.
Answered By: Yep - 10/6/2010
The rich wouldn't have a dime without the middle class and working poor to buy their products. Trickle down is a lie and always has been.
Answered By: future - 10/6/2010
In a world wide economy the trickel is now a drip.
Answered By: Jerry - 10/6/2010
Since the benefit of Capitalism is in fact employment, that provides a living wage, it wouldn't take very long since everyone would be employed. Federalizing the means of living and/or income however, is counterproductive to Capitalism.
Answered By: towwwdothello - 10/6/2010
It depends on when the government is going to quit interfering with it and get out of the way.
Answered By: Johnny Sokko - 10/6/2010
"First, Americans design and build great products, desired world wide. Jobs are created in new factories and wages rise as corporations vie for quality educated and effective workers, this increases American buying power and the tax base. Sort of return to 1960-1970, without the race/gay/immigrant problems... More
Answered By: Chin T - 10/6/2010
It depends on what you're expecting to happen. If you're expecting to become rich by waiting for wealth to trickle down to you, you're in for a big disappointment, it's not going to happen, nor was it intended to work that way.
Answered By: Mike W - 10/6/2010
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