Sunday, May 01, 2005

How Bush is Destroying the Middle Class

How Bush is Destroying the Middle Class
by bonddad
Sat Apr 30th, 2005 at 14:47:57 PDT

Update [2005-4-30 17:47:57 by Armando]: From the diaries by Armando.

For the last week, I have run a series of diaries titled "It's the Economy, Stupid", highlighting the negative effects of Bush's policies on the middle class. Because we are already moving into the beginnings of the 2006 election cycle, I wanted to take all of these diaries and construct one coherent argument that all Democrats could use for the upcoming elections. I have added some new information and arguments, and taken out some of the editorial fat.

The economy will be very important for all candidates for office. It is imperative they have the ability to concisely describe Bush's failures. Bush continually talks about an ownership society. What he really means is a society where the corporations own the workers....