The Trump tax plan

Let’s make this simple:

Any questions?

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The guest list at the Hamptons

So, Jared and Ivanka and Kellyanne are partying in the Hamptons with the former owners of the Washington Post, and Democrat Chuck Schumer and “liberal moneybags” George Soros. And when you look at the guest list, it’s full of liberals and conservatives whose main interest is how much money they have.

Which tells me that the only thing the one percent truly believe in is serving each other filet mignon no matter what political party they claim to be a part of.

So if you’re depending on some rich guy to come to your rescue to stop the Babyman from taking away Obamacare from your dying kid or kicking your mom out of the nursing home because she’s reached her Medicaid limits, you better wake up to reality and vote your interest, not theirs.

(From Ben Jacobs at The Guardian because, really, you’re not going to get it from the folks on the TV)

I guess the commander-in-Cheeto has a time machine

Take a good look at the editorial cartoon above from April 8, 1930.

Got it?

Now here’s an interview Orange Narcissus gave to the Economist this month:

But beyond that it’s OK if the tax plan increases the deficit?

It is OK, because it won’t increase it for long. You may have two years where you’ll … you understand the expression “prime the pump”?

Yes.

We have to prime the pump.

It’s very Keynesian.

We’re the highest-taxed nation in the world. Have you heard that expression before, for this particular type of an event?

Priming the pump?

Yeah, have you heard it?

Yes.

Have you heard that expression used before? Because I haven’t heard it. I mean, I just … I came up with it a couple of days ago and I thought it was good. It’s what you have to do.

Honest to God, I didn’t remember that 1930 was last week.