economy

Edwards aims to "Reverse the War On Work"

  • Posted on: 25 January 2008
  • By: jamess

John Edwards is still focusing on Issues that matter to Working Families!

like the Economy ... like Taxes.


All the while the GOP continues to "debate" that "only MORE Corporate Tax Cuts will create Jobs and keep the Economy strong!"


Hmmm ... Where are all those Jobs, by the way?

Billions in Tax give aways to the Rich, for the last 5+ years, only seem to have strengthen the Rich, it seems to me.

Maybe "Greed is NOT Good" ... ?

  • Posted on: 2 January 2008
  • By: jamess

The mantra of the 80's and 90's was "Greed is Good!"

The mantra of the 00's seems to be "The World runs on Greed and Fear -- Get used to it!"


Well, here's some "Fun Facts" (about this never-ending Pursuit of "Wealth for Wealth's sake")

1. Of the 100 largest economies in the world, 51 are corporations; only 49 are countries.

2. The Top 200 corporations' sales are growing at a faster rate than overall global economic activity.

Free Trade vs Smart Trade, Edwards takes on the Supply-Siders

  • Posted on: 28 December 2007
  • By: jamess

Since the days of Reagan, America has been chasing a Theory.

Since the Clinton era, and the rise of NAFTA and Global Free Trade, our "Corporate Leaders" have been conducting an unprecedented Social Experiment.

The Experiment: Economic Darwinism

The Test Subjects in this Experiment: none other than American Workers and our "more competitive" counterparts, overseas.

The Edwards Tax Plan: Reward Work -- Not Wealth

  • Posted on: 3 December 2007
  • By: jamess

The old saying goes:

"The only things Inevitable in Life, are Death and Taxes!"

These are both unpleasant subjects, and since political candidates can't really do a lot about one, this diary will be exploring the other -- Taxes.


John Edwards has based his campaign on hard hitting messages about the need for "Economic Parity" in our Country -- this Diary will be taking a serious look at what Edwards will do about Taxes.