September 18th, 2005

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Argument with a neoconservative on
(The entire web blog argument can be found here)

Response to Neocon: Joe Republican Redux 1

Neocon wrote:
Times changed after the 1970's, naturally-and not only because of the evil Reagan and his dreaded reforms. Everything changed. OPEC, inflation, oil and natural gas shortages here in the US.

Okay Neocon, if your theory is correct, why is it that the gap between rich and poor continues to widen? Why is it that the wealthiest 1% are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer? By your logic, wouldn’t the rich also become poorer too? After all, America is in decline since the 1970’s, no one argues this. But if America was in such drastic decline, out of the control of our politicians, wouldn’t it stand to reason that the richs’ wealth would be in decline too?

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