Simple. Effective. Genius.

This Writer wishes he had time to create infographics like this. Thanks to the Beast for finding it. Please spread to all corners of the social media with all the glee you can muster.

(I should probably add that the footnote “Liberal and proud of it” is not an expression of support for the UK Liberal Democrats but for Liberal politics in the United States, as opposed to – guess what? – Conservatism.)

This is another meme I found over on the over 18 site, 1000 Natural Shocks. It succinctly makes the economic point Mike over at Vox Political, the Angry Yorkshireman and many other bloggers have been making for a very long time: that it’s the poor that drive the economy by spending their money through sheer necessity. All the money the rich save in tax cuts is effectively thrown away, because they don’t spend it. The trickle down economics beloved of Thatcher and Reagan is a lie.

Source: Meme on the Poor as the Drivers of the Economy | Beastrabban\’s Weblog

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