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  •  Big Money in campaigns is #1 (2+ / 0-)
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    infrastructural problem.

    An Industrial policy that uses tax policy to create jobs and engage working and middle class families in the economy is the number one economic Issue.

    In the 1930's Sidney HIllman as president of the ACW played a huge role in developing think tanks that looked at solutions to

    1) Why in the 1800's thru 1929 we had a depression roughly every 20 years that dropped GNP to negative 10-22%, and displaced 20-30% of workers for years on end.

    2) How to build an economic system that was stable, one that did not yield to speculative bubbles, depression, and recessions.

    For 50 years we had only 3-4 recessions that had negative 1% growth or worse. We built Universities that were the envy of the world, and we had not just the wherewithal and leadership to put a man on the Moon, but the economic, educational and technological capacity to do so.

    FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

    by Roger Fox on Sun Nov 27, 2011 at 02:59:22 PM PST

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