Unfortunately, the right-wing growth formula is the same as the old one that hasn’t produced a glimmer of hope for regular folks for ten years. We should be awash in jobs and investment opportunities if that formula really worked. But crooks and robbers have been at the helm in our investment sector and political hacks have watched as industrial giants walk off with huge profits made possible with their approval and in which they often share. CEOs amass fortunes that suggest they are competent captains of industry and finance rather than simply the beneficiaries of political largess and a tax code that creates a discriminatory free-market bonanza to indulge them.

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