‘Trickle down’, indeed… More like ‘sponge up’.
Reblogged, with thanks, from Truth Seeker at truthseekersmusings.wordpress.com
“Trickle down” environment policy… WTF?
What’s with the rabid right, and their obsession with the idea of “Trickle down” policies?
During the start of the GFC when Rudd announced his stimulus package, the LNP were up in arms about handing out money to the poor and disadvantaged, along with the HIP (Home Insulation Program), and the BER (Building Education Revolution), which despite all the rhetoric from the rabid right, were hugely successful programs that did exactly what was required at the time, to keep Australia’s economy powering along through the GFC, saving many thousands from the unemployment queues, and supporting small businesses.
Of course, the LNP’s only offering was to talk down the economy, and the measures implemented, while offering their only option of giving money to the big end of town, in the hope that they wouldn’t take the handouts and;
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