Here’s the Trick Republicans Constantly Use to Screw Over the Majority of Americans

For decades Republicans have built their entire economic philosophy around “tax cuts,” ignoring the fact that for the last nearly 40 years, the only ones who’ve benefited from trickle-down economics have been the richest among us. Over the last four decades the wealth for the top 1-2 percent has reached levels not seen since prior to […]

It Takes Willful Stupidity to Continue Buying into the Republican Con of Trickle-Down Economics

To put it bluntly, the theory of trickle-down economics is based upon the idea that the best way to help the poor and middle class is by allowing the rich to hoard more money. Sounds incredibly stupid, right? It should — because it is. As someone who worked in the service industry for over eight […]

Fact-Checking Site Finds No Evidence to Support Key Piece of Republican Economic Propaganda

For the past 40 years, most of the GOP’s economic platform has been centered around what’s most commonly known as trickle-down economics. It’s the belief that cutting taxes will spur economic growth, create jobs, and make everyone’s lives a whole lot better. Except four decades living under this economic philosophy has proven what an absolute […]

An Open Letter To Matt Walsh On Behalf Of Underpaid Workers Across America

Dear Mr. Matt Walsh, I have read your article from April 15th entitled “Fast Food Workers: You Don’t Deserve $15 an Hour to Flip Burgers, and That’s OK,” and while conservatives across America cheer you on for putting those greedy fast food workers in their place, allow me to put you in yours. In your […]

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Hammers Trickle-Down Economics At Labor Summit

A couple of years ago when I still had my old page “Whiskey and the Morning After Blog,” I created this image about trickle-down economics which quickly went viral. In it, I addressed two of the tired old talking points I hear from conservatives ad nauseam which are that trickle-down economics works and that President […]

A Fact About Trickle-Down Economics Republicans Really Don’t Want You to Think About

Pretty much anyone who follows politics knows that the economic theory Republicans subscribe to is something called trickle-down economics, sometimes referred to as “Reaganomics” since Ronald Reagan is most responsible for unleashing this economic ideology on the United States. Any mention of raising taxes or ending the gigantic scam of trickle-down economics causes Republicans to […]

The Republican Party: The Real Masterminds Behind America’s Redistribution of Wealth

There are certain Republican talking points I get absolutely sick and tired of hearing.  It’s like every one of them is handed a set of flash cards with certain words or phrases that they’re supposed to use over and over so that they can ignite the proper level of fear within their conservative voters. One […]

Working Class Rollback — Why Republicans Are the Ones Creating “Government Dependence”

We all want a deal. We all want to maximize our dollar spent; it’s only common sense. That’s why we seek “bargains” and look for the lowest price possible. After all, if a company is willing to sell you something dirt cheap, what’s the harm in taking them up on it? That’s capitalism, right? What […]