Friday, September 24, 2010


That’s the law here in Camelotski!
by Charlie Leck

No longer shall a road run up a hillside
Each byway and hiway must run on downward
And no auto shall be forced to strain on upward
For from here and ever onward it’s all downhillward

Read in Paul Krugman’s latest column about the Latin American political party that promised that its nation would save on gasoline costs by building highways that only ran downhillward.

Is Krugman the last economic and political thinker with any sense? Sometimes I think so. I always get my reality check by reading him.

Right now he’s asking the Republicans to make just such a check. They are promising us no more deficits when they take control of Congress. And, they are promising to renew the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy!

Highways that run only downhill! It is that for which the GOP is asking us to vote.

There really is a sucker born every minute and they are all lining up to vote the GOP back into office – the party that gave us two multi-trillion dollar wars and tax cuts to boot. We are about to restore to power the party that treated us like we had no brains and ran roughshod over our constitutional rights to privacy.

Somehow the party of the rich has got those with little swooning after it! It’s an infatuation that will lead to heartbreak when those with the mad crushes find out who the GOP really loves!

Here they come again!
We’re about to have some fun again!
Don’t bother asking!
Don’t bother checking!
We’ll make the rich so much richer again!
Let’s do it all over again!

Insanity reigns in America. The big liars are selling us Double Whoppers with Cheese! Here's how Krugman puts it...

“So what’s left? Howard Gleckman of the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center has done the math. As he points out, the only way to balance the budget by 2020, while simultaneously (a) making the Bush tax cuts permanent and (b) protecting all the programs Republicans say they won’t cut, is to completely abolish the rest of the federal government: ‘No more national parks, no more Small Business Administration loans, no more export subsidies, no more N.I.H. No more Medicaid (one-third of its budget pays for long-term care for our parents and others with disabilities). No more child health or child nutrition programs. No more highway construction. No more homeland security. Oh, and no more Congress.’”

And, oh yes, all highways built in the future may only go downhill!


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