Ignoring the man behind the curtain…

Three years ago I wrote this post about Trickle Down theory. Since then, we’ve seen more of what I view as the most disastrous public policy in my lifetime. That saying about reaping what we sow only applies when we have a direct hand in causing the problem. Did you vote for Reagan? Then much Read More …

Just when you thought you understood, someone explained it better…

Cassandra isn’t my name. It never has been, but there are times when I can’t imagine a better, more proper identification for how I view the world. Take this shining example of hindsight, brought to you by EPI, by way of┬áThe Atlantic. A Giant Statistical Round-Up of the Income Inequality Crisis in 16 Charts But Read More …

And now for something REALLY scary…

Reagan insider: ‘GOP destroyed U.S. economy’ By Paul B. Farrell, MarketWatch Aug. 10, 2010, 12:45 a.m. EDT ARROYO GRANDE, Calif. (MarketWatch) — “How my G.O.P. destroyed the U.S. economy.” Yes, that is exactly what David Stockman, President Ronald Reagan’s director of the Office of Management and Budget, wrote in a recent New York Times op-ed Read More …