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  •  I don't think they are really that frightened of (0+ / 0-)

    inflation.  During the last period of hyperinflation, in the late seventies and early eighties, interest rates on Money Market Accounts reached 16% and higher.  Not as a good a return as this past year on the Stock Market, but pretty damn good for minimal risk.  But that time period did teach them the usefulness of Fear.  Not in them, but instilling it, along with its twin Hatred, in the working classes to help create or exploit divisions amongst them was extremely valuable to their agenda.

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