Wouldn't it be great if the Left's solutions actually worked? If taxing the rich really created prosperity?

and the welfare state actually helped lift people out of poverty? and spending more on education actually made people smarter? and investing in the green industry actually created lots of jobs? actually, it did. I seem to recall a better employment rate under Bush, it's when the Dems swept the house that unemployment skyrocketed but I admit it would be nice if the Democrats' simple-minded solutions actually worked.

Asked By: NCR - 7/19/2012
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The best times we've had in this country were times of sharply progressive income tax. Like the 1950s and 60s... More
Answered By: Mr. Smartypants - 7/19/2012
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We know for a fact giving them tax breaks didn't work.
Answered By: Mr. Wolf blocked by another one - 7/19/2012
well... overall... we've spent more on welfare and overall... poverty rates are less on average, by quite a bit, over the past 40 years... and are in most other nations with welfare systems... More
Answered By: the night of the zombie g - 7/19/2012
OK, first we need to get something straight. My answer is not going to be party biased. It is going to explain what steps would help the economy. Not whether the Left or the Right Winged Parties are right... More
Answered By: Nestor - 7/19/2012
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