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More of the Same Poison

Republicans seem to think the entire populace is brain damaged. When they had power under Bush they gave massive tax cuts to the wealthy and deregulated corporations. The result was massive unemployment. Now they have the cheek to recommend more of the same to cure the unemployment problem. That is like prescribing cyanide to cure a case of cyanide poisoning.

~ Roedy (born:1948-02-04 age:68)
The following are some of the people who contributed to this list. My lawyers recommended I exclude those who taught by example.

An early version of this article appeared in Java Developers’ Journal (volume 2 issue 6). I also spoke on this topic in 1997-11 at the Colorado Summit Conference. It has been gradually growing ever since. I have had quite a few requests for permission to build links here. You are welcome to create links, but please don’t repost the essay since the original changes frequently.

If you enjoyed this essay you might enjoy other parts of the website. Have a look at my home page or the Java Glossary which is a central place to find out everything you ever wanted to know about Java or perhaps my Gay & Black Glossary.

You might also enjoy the famous essays Worse Is Better and The Rise of Worse Is Better on doing the right thing.

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