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Wed Feb 15, 2017, 12:09 AM

Party over Country

Today, the Republicans in the House had a golden opportunity to show the American people that they are more interested in their country than they are in their party. They failed. Miserably. In a vote that came down right along party lines, every Republican member of the House voted against requesting Trumpís tax returns from the IRS. Republicans have shown us, over and over and over again, that they are more interested in their party than they are in their country. Please click the link below to read more.


http://leftcoastright.com/party-over-country/

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Response to morganallen (Original post)

Wed Feb 15, 2017, 05:18 AM

1. Yes, we get the same neoliberal policies

that devastated Chile, Argentina, and most of Latin America in the 1970s. Under the direction of Milton Friedman, the "Chicago Boys" (so-called because of their ties to the University of Chicago School of Economics), used South America as the petri dish to launch their first experiment with unregulated free-market capitalism. The resulting tax cuts, privatization of government services, and virtual elimination of the social safety net and public education resulted in massive inflation, rampant poverty, capital flight, despotic government, and the disappearance of thousands, all in robust economies that were led by socialists. The Pinochet coup and Salvador Allende's murder on September 11, 1973 (date ring a bell?) is the most outstanding example of what unrestricted free-market neoliberalism can do. Prominent republicans who have long promoted neoliberal economics under the guise of "free-market capitalism" include Donald Rumsfeld, Dick Cheney, Paul Wolfowitz, Douglas Feith, and Richard Perle. Their activities during the Iraq War furnish some insight into what is happening today. Republican congressional support of these policies are a primary cause of economic devastation in this country.

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Response to disalitervisum (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 15, 2017, 05:18 PM

4. That's an excellent connection

I will have to look into this more. Thanks!

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Response to morganallen (Original post)

Wed Feb 15, 2017, 05:40 AM

2. Great article. Come on, yall, let's get this on Greatest. nt

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Response to raccoon (Reply #2)

Wed Feb 15, 2017, 05:16 PM

3. Thank you

I'm glad you liked the article. Please feel free to share as much as you'd like on facebook, twitter, etc.

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