'Bonuses For Billionaires'

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    Is this humor, guess it would depend on which side of the partisan fence you sit on.

    "Republicans won’t extend unemployment benefits, even in the worst downturn in 70 years, because that makes people lazy about finding jobs. They’re right: We should be creating incentives for Americans to rise up the food chain by sending hefty checks to every new billionaire. This could be paid for with a tax surcharge on regular working folks. It’s the least we can do.

    Likewise, the government should take sterner measures against the persistent jobless. Don’t just let their unemployment benefits expire. Take their homes!"

    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/21/opinion/21kristof.html?src=me&ref=general
     
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    We should have a forum called 'just moronic bullshit'. It would fit there.
     
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    Gee CG, Obama is following everything FDR did play for play in his Depression, why aren't things getting better?
     
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    Pretty funny column.. in a black humor sort of way.
     
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    Krugman is the funniest thing in the NYTimes
     
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    They should publish his column on the comic pages....Kinda like many papers have moved Doonsbury and Mallard Fillmore to the op-ed section.
     

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