Category Archives: wealth divide

The morality disconnect

Allison Kilkenny 9 Replies

Bob Herbert wrote a very good column today about what he calls the “campaign disconnect” between Democrats, Republicans, and average Americans. I highly recommend reading the whole thing, but essentially Herbert makes the argument that neither party has adequately addressed the economic desperation of citizens. Democrats have decided to humor the disastrous idea of austerity measures, while [...]

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The GOP comprehensive recovery plan: Eat the poor

Allison Kilkenny 4 Replies

Back during the healthcare debate, certain Republicans claimed we didn’t need reform because when the existing healthcare system failed, private charity organizations would magically step in to fill the void. Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) told an uninsured woman with growing tumors that she should seek “existing government programs” or find charity. CHURCHILL: I have a very close [...]

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Quick! Someone blame black people!

Remember how those lazy black people suddenly — and collectively — decided to stop paying their mortgages (probably so they could stay home and hoard some sweetass welfare,) ruining the entire economy? Well, it looks like we’re gonna have to start thinking creatively to nail this one on the poor, too. Whether it is their [...]

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