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    Gooserock, aitchdee, Vatexia

    If we want a better economy we need more people to pay taxes and to buy things.  Believe it or not the answer to our problems are these immigrants.

    •  Nope the Economy is Not Like a Pulley Hoist, It's (0+ / 0-)

      like plumbing.

      When it slows down, the last thing you want to do is empower more people to pull on the rope. Nosirree, Bob.

      You need to empower more flow into the top of the system. Empower the producers to make more and more goods and services, like more water pressure, until the blockage is rammed out of the way.

      Expanding the pool of underpaid nonvoting labor empowers employers to build up the pressure of demandless goods and services until it finally blows the recession out of the way.

      We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

      by Gooserock on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 06:36:54 PM PST

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