Wednesday, December 08, 2010


The Democratic "compromise"

Government economists say that current unemployment levels will persist for five years (which is a number they completely pull out of their a**, but nevermind about that). Given that, how does it make any sense whatsoever (economically, much less politically) to propose a ONE-YEAR extension of unemployment benefits?

Answer: it doesn't, but it was the absolute minimum Obama could offer to his base to appease them while pursuing his real goal, advancing the class struggle on behalf of the rich.

Why stop here? There's more...

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