With Republicans in Congress still intent on pursuing a strategy similar to the failed one adopted by the Brits, this is a story that needs trumpeting. Austerity policies are self-defeating: they cripple growth and reduce tax revenues. The only way to bring down the U.S. government’s deficit in a sustainable manner, and put the nation’s finances on a firmer footing, is to keep the economy growing.
“The fuck? Am I like, inside the couch?”
Thanks to Sarah (Fido Barkswiggles) for the submission!
I want to own an owl as a pet.
JK Rowling: The fringe benefits of failure
Dose of inspiration for the day. I’ll never get tired of this commencement speech:)