The economy and politics
Last updated 12/11/2008 at Noon
The recession, the worst since WWII, is the direct and inevitable result of Trickle Down economic policies of so-called conservatives.
They use public funds to provide private profits to large corporations and very few individuals. The combination of deregulation, non-regulation, buying influence in Washington to create special legislation, and old-fashioned greed now finally faces its predictable end – which the taxpayers will have to clean up.
How bad is it? It’s very hard to tell. The new Robber Barons have fudged the system so much that old rules of measuring the economy are no lo...