As for the massive, record-setting debt we're accumulating under Obama, didn't he promise us that by the end of his first term he would cut our deficit in half and that if we got ObamaCare that "not one penny would be added to the national debt"? Can you imagine if that had been Bush caught in this lie? We'd never hear about anything other than that on every main media outlet in America.
Of course the media-fed masses who usually love blaming Bush for everything are onto their next spoon-fed line: it's because of corporate greed that we need to increase spending to the point of America's oblivion. But the problem is not greed, as in corporate greed, but in another type of greed: the kind of real greed that stems from a bloated sense of entitlement by the jealous, the lazy or the simply average. Some are envious of the successful, some are unwilling to work hard for their own success, and some simply haven't the talent or vision to reach astronomical financial success. They want it handed to them. How greedy is that?
Yet they continue to blame the corporations as the source of all their angst despite that U.S. corporations provide the jobs people claim they want. These same corporations then pay the world's highest taxes at 35%, and then stockholders are taxed an additional 15% on the dividends (remember...stockholders are largely people in the middle class). How is it that some people still wonder why business operations move out of the U.S.?
While the angry anti-business crowd demands corporate demise, the federal government continues its own war on business. Let's pray neither gets victory in this battle. After all, once they succeed in driving every business out of business, who will the government get its money from to distribute to the masses? Who will the 'masses' blame then for their own misery? Maybe those salivating for the "greedy corporate hounds" to get their comeuppance should be careful what they wish for. If they get what they're demanding - essentially equality of poverty - it won't be a pretty sight for anyone.
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