"Trickle down is completely unrelated to spending.
Trickle down is about giving tax breaks to the rich. The flaw with that theory is that they *don't* spend the saved tax money, they hoard it. - Emphasis Added
I'm sure you will pardon us if we don't pay a lot of attention to a guy who can't write two back to back sentences without contradicting themselves.
"Of course, there need to be clear guidelines"
Dear Mr. Chen: There is no such thing as encryption with a back door. That's the guideline moron.
""shit, Larry's written another language for Larry"
You hit the nail on the head, and the funny thing is that it used to be true that he openly admitted that Perl was exactly that. This new spin, where he says Perl is a great language for the masses, is in my mind a sell-out of his honesty and ideals. He is brilliant, but his languages are niche languages and no software professional should ever use them unless they can guarantee the only people who will have to work on the software are niche programmers.
"Never ascribe to malice that which is caused by greed and ignorance." -- Cal Keegan