Hillary Clinton propounds insidious trickle-down economics. It sounds good to all too many people, but it does not work and cannot work – because it is totally out of sync with the dynamic of economic growth, prosperity and personal success.
Clinton's notion of economic growth and prosperity is that the government takes wealth from Americans and Americans' businesses, deducts a generous management fee, then trickles down the leftovers on the American people.
All this does is rob people of their wealth. It transfers a major portion of it from the productive economy into the nonproductive government bureaucracy, thus short-circuiting the wealth creation and prosperity process.
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Wealth does not trickle down from on high but springs up. Wealth creation and economic expansion are the result of purposeful individual human action born out of ambition, dreams, hard work and the desire to fill human needs.
This trickle-down paradigm deceives people into believing that prosperity and success is something that is handed to them rather than something is brought forth through them. It can only produce stagnation, frustration and decline. But all is not lost. It sure can buy a lot of votes from struggling frustrated folks. The genius of this scheme is that folks can never get enough of the trickle-down and are always looking for the next fix, as you can never get enough of what doesn't work.