Sunday, February 20, 2011

Lakoff: "What Conservatives Really Want"

George Lakoff:
The central issue in our political life is not being discussed. At stake is the moral basis of American democracy.

The individual issues are all too real: assaults on unions, public employees, women's rights, immigrants, the environment, health care, voting rights, food safety, pensions, prenatal care, science, public broadcasting and on and on.

Budget deficits are a ruse, as we've seen in Wisconsin, where the Governor turned a surplus into a deficit by providing corporate tax breaks, and then used the deficit as a ploy to break the unions, not just in Wisconsin, but seeking to be the first domino in a nationwide conservative movement. MORE...
Howie P.S.: I ran into Rep. Eileen Cody (WA-34) and thanked her for her bill to "cut $150 million in corporate tax breaks" in Washington state.

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