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View Diary: What we could have Done with that Lost $24 Billion (26 comments)

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  •  Turn this around-- (4+ / 0-)

    If Wall Street comrades like S&P can recognize that the economy lost so much by the shutdown, they ought to realize also that the government's spending that much has a multiplying factor that stimulates the economy well beyond the amount "spent" (injected into the economy).

    And the corollary of that is limiting government spending also reduces the economic growth which Wall St loves.
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    For the first time in human history, we possess both the means for destroying all life on Earth or realizing a paradise on the planet--Michio Kaku.

    by psyched on Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 03:57:47 PM PDT

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