I believe, just as pictures are better than words, numbers
clarify words. I feel that being specific shows a stronger
level of seriousness, clarity, thoroughness, and maturity.
In the last few months, haven’t we seen how much clearer
and forceful the talking heads are when they show the
numbers and show the graphs?
We did pick “25,000,000” jobs. Imagine how flabby
that sentence would sound without the number.
AMENDMENT – REPLACE “TAXING THE RICH…”
taxing the rich – by ending the Bush tax cuts for earnings over $250,000
taxing all capital gains as income
creating a corporate alternate minimum tax of 20% –
with no deductions or loopholes