Republican ideologues like Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and Representative John Boehner of Ohio, despite a massive mandate by the American people against their failed ideologies, continue to parrot talking points that are dictated to them from a drug-addicted blowhard like Rush Limbaugh. It is impressive that they are still trying to rewrite history and claim FDR did nothing to get our country out of the great depression, a depression that historians say was also created by circumstances of de-regulation during another Republican Presidency in 1929. Rather they continue to claim that wars and tax cuts for the top 1% in this country is the only economic solution. And their rhetoric makes it plain that none of these idiots ever passed a single econ class in college. One tenth of one percent of the wealthiest people in our country control more total wealth than the bottom 50% of the entire population of our country. Let me say that again, the top one tenth of one percent of Americans controls more wealth than the bottom 50% of all Americans or about 150 million people. People like Rush Limbaugh, who recently received a $300 million dollar contract, aren’t satisfied with this disparity and think they need even more advantages over the bottom 50% of the country. What they don’t seem to understand, even though it is plain common sense, is that you can’t sustain an economy the size of the United States by taking 150 million consumers out of the equation.
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