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  •  If Keynes was right, and I am sure he was (5+ / 0-)

    We aren't looking at any double dip recession, we are looking at a Second Great Depression.  We are governed by economic ignoramuses who wouldn't know a job creation policy if it hit them in the face.  

    "We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals, now we know that it is bad economics." Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jan. 20, 1937

    by Navy Vet Terp on Wed Aug 24, 2011 at 05:17:06 PM PDT

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    •  We are governed by tools of the rich (4+ / 0-)

      ... who are making exactly the same mistake Hoover and his treasury secretary, Andrew Mellon, made.  The short-sighted greed of billionaires will ruin us all if it's allowed to prevail, but it will ruin them last.

      Don't tell me what you believe. Tell me what you do and I'll tell you what you believe. --Meteor Blades

      by Dallasdoc on Wed Aug 24, 2011 at 05:27:37 PM PDT

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