Economic absurdities that
Democrats must expose:
...because it's wrong to penalize success and hard work.
...therefore, we should eliminate the capital gains tax.
...After all, they came from, and understand, business.
...even though it is based on pitting the worlds' workers against
...union bosses are only out for themselves.
...and the more the rich have, the more will trickle down to
...Democrats are communists, or at least, socialists at heart.
...so when we tax wealthy investors, we lose jobs.
...so investors, not workers, create wealth.
...so we should give them all the tax breaks possible.
...Democrats just want to tax and spend today.
...for those of Indonesia, Mexico, China and India.
...and how not to do it again.
...and the "crisis" is just a ploy by those who want to destroy
...Republicans' most important propaganda technique.
...and get the media on your side
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The Conning of
his cheerful, confident, radical, professorial way, Gingrich explained
that to do what he wanted, government first had to be completely
discredited—ethically, programmatically, managerially,
Washington-based government was totally discredited, hard-right
conservatives could then sweep to power.1
—Richard Darman, George Bush’s Budget Director, who also served under Nixon, Ford, and Reagan
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