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Ever wonder where all those Bailout Trillions have gone? What about all the Stimulus Trillions? Or all the "Quantitative Easing" Trillions?
Ever wonder why it is that, no matter how many tax cuts & no matter how much borrowed money our Neoliberal "leaders" shower on the Oligarchs - the so-called "Job Creators" - none of it seems to "trickle down" to the 99%?
Well it turns out they're On Strike! And they're not going to "trickle down" any more 'til they get the Corporate-Fascist Oligarchy of their dreams!
The Job Creators Strike Out
By Thomas Frank
On September 15, House Speaker John Boehner announced that the nation’s “job creators” — a flattering euphemism for “business owners” — wereon strike. This was the proximate cause of the nation’s unemployment woes, Boehner maintained. Until those business owners received the low-tax, deregulated world they wanted, they would continue to keep their wallets in their pockets.
Boehner is not the first to imagine a strike by society’s well-to-do, but he is certainly the first conservative political leader to make a formal statement on the matter. In times past, a “capital strike” was a thing to deplore, not something to be announced proudly with the obvious expectation that the world would promptly surrender to capital’s demands. But times have changed.