[OPE-L:6130] Re: Re: Re: possible ways out of the 'crisis'?

From: Patrick L. Mason (pmason@garnet.acns.fsu.edu)
Date: Thu Nov 01 2001 - 09:42:58 EST


Thanks for your postings with actual data. The numbers help clarify things. 
I'll respond in a bit.

As a fellow Southerner, I, too, do not think that it is a good thing that 
America has been Southernized!!!

I was merely point out that the political economic ideology and theology of 
the South has now become over-arching framework for all American political 
rhetoric and public policy.

peace, patrick

At 01:19 AM 11/1/01 -0500, you wrote:

>On Tue, 30 Oct 2001, Patrick L. Mason wrote:
> > Jerry:
> >
> > Conservatives really aren't interested in whether tax cuts generate jobs.
> > The supply-side language accompanying these cuts is just political filler,
> > spin control, unadulterated garbage. Rather, the real objective is the
> > libertarian desire to reduce the size of government, to reduce government
> > spending and transfer payments purely for the sake of reducing government
> > spending and transfer payments. Lowering tax revenues creates a budget
> > deficit that conservatives then argue can only be solved by lowering
> > spending. The net impact is to redistribute income toward the wealthy.
> >
> > America has been Southernized.
>Which is really too bad, and I speak as one from the South, but with a
>different point of view.

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