I’m blue-collar, working-class. Manufacturing. These days, tend to self-ID as a Moderate/Centrist, oscillating (vacillating?) between elements of conservatism, liberalism, libertarianism, progressivism.
Trump. Didn’t vote for him, didn’t/don’t trust him.
Tax cuts: like them in theory. Would have applauded them, if — *IF* — he’d kept “Obamacare” as it was and kept spending at current levels.
Now, he’s signed in massive tax cuts, and is trying to spool-up spending, getting us deeper into debt.
Something’s going to give.
Can private business and private sector research and development close the gap in time to negate the negatives of so much government debt?
Do we have enough infrastructure in place to facilitate growth? Not just talking about “infrastructure” in the sense of the roads and bridges slice of Transportation. I’m talking about ALL facets of infrastructure that civilization requires. Transportation, Energy, Water, Waste Processing/Recycling, Communication, Knowledge/Research/Skills Development, etc.
Innovation Hub | Great Minds, Great Conversations | Why Americans Pay More For Solar Panels: http://blogs.wgbh.org/innovation-hub/2018/3/2/why-americans-pay-more-solar-panels-andrew-birch/
Innovation Hub | Great Minds, Great Conversations | When ‘Useless’ Research Has Long-Term Benefits: http://blogs.wgbh.org/innovation-hub/2018/2/23/when-useless-research-has-long-term-benefits/
Innovation Hub | Great Minds, Great Conversations | Rodney Brooks Predicts The Future (Kinda): http://blogs.wgbh.org/innovation-hub/2018/3/2/rodney-brooks-predicts-future-kinda/
Innovation Hub | Great Minds, Great Conversations | Why The Next China Is Africa: http://blogs.wgbh.org/innovation-hub/2018/2/2/why-next-china-africa/