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ELI5: 1.5 Trillion Dollars

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posted on Mar, 13 2020 @ 06:19 AM
a reply to: NinjaCougar

what exactly would $4000 do to help anything? the real problem with America is people thinking too highly of themselves and living beyond their means, taking out foolish loans to buy a car they cannot afford, college education they cannot afford for a career that is not in demand and useless, buying a House they cannot afford, demanding wages that are above the market value thus making businesses charge more for everything and abandon pension plans to stay profitable, driving up debt, the cost of living and drying up social security with our greed and overinflated egos.

the people put themselves in this position and have no right to demand for rich people or the government to pay off their foolish debts that could have been avoided.

posted on Mar, 13 2020 @ 07:15 AM
a reply to: namehere

When fiscal stimulus via quantitative easing continues to fail other options should be considered. The "Helicopter Drop" fiscal stimulus option allows the consumer to ignite demand through spending.
When you say "the people put themselves in this position", does that same statement not apply to those who speculate on the Stock Market?
Consider a person playing Roulette at the casino. When they arrived they had money, then due to bad placement of bets, they lose heavily. You give them money to try and win the losses back... They lose again... You give them money again to try and win it back... They lose again...
Who is winning?

"The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result."

posted on Mar, 13 2020 @ 08:04 AM
The Real Reason for the "FAKE CORONA VIRUS" - The World economy is about to collapse under an unsustainable usury system.



posted on Mar, 13 2020 @ 09:20 AM
a reply to: dawnstar

I don't wish anyone, any harm for any reason, period.

I know the ramifications of such a bold step, we just need a President who has the balls. Honestly, doesn't matter who's in office, the central banks are calling the shots. Our current president is a wild card but I suspect he's just overseeing decisions made WAY above his pay grade.

I mean you wanna talk about an "agency" gone rogue, look no further than the "Reserve"!!

They're just doing whatever they want for whomever they want. Where's the congressional approval for all these "injections"???

We can't audit them anymore and forget about oversight!

They are literally sucking us dry right before our very eyes disguising it a monetary fiscal policy; just business as usual.

Where's the missing 2 trillion from the Pentagon right before 9/11???? Seems like a drop in the bucket now, but...

What about the missing 21 TRILLION from HUD/DOD as revealed by Michigan State Economics professor Dr. Mark Skidmore??

Where did that go???🤷🏽‍♂️😡

The market is artificially inflated, highly manipulated, and in ABSOLUTE FREE FALL!!

Everyone who said it's all "Doom Porn" aren't laughing right now I imagine.

Folks with 401k's who opted not to take action just saw 30% knocked off their portfolios yesterday!

Still "Doom porn"??

Just wait until the debt bubble bursts. If they just threw 1.5 trillion on the fire and that still didn't help, you better believe this isn't going end any time soon, or end well.

Welcome to 2020: The year of NEGATIVE INTEREST RATES!!

Where the banks charge YOU for having YOUR money in their institutions!

edit on 3/13/2020 by EternalShadow because: ETA

posted on Mar, 13 2020 @ 10:10 AM

originally posted by: Xcalibur254
So earlier today it was announced that the Fed injected $1.5 trillion in to the stock market.

Now I'm not exactly savvy when it comes to macroeconomics and high finance, but can someone explain to me why there is no money to fund things like universal healthcare, or student loan forgiveness but the Fed can suddenly produce $1.5 trillion to help out Wall Street?

It would be like making $300 trillion and giving everyone an equal share. We would not all suddenly be rich. If you make money and don't take it out later, it simply devalues everyone else's money.

posted on Mar, 13 2020 @ 03:32 PM

posted on Mar, 14 2020 @ 07:24 AM
You know, fair question. a reply to: Xcalibur254

posted on Mar, 14 2020 @ 11:13 PM

originally posted by: Xcalibur254
a reply to: randomtangentsrme

How so though?

$1.5 trillion is more than enough to forgive student loan debt. That alone means there's now millions of people with hundreds of extra dollars in disposable income every month. That is hundreds of millions of extra dollars bung injected into the economy on a monthly basis. But we've been told this is not financially viable.

Meanwhile, what the Fed did today sounds more or less like a bailout. Something that only helps the wealthiest of us, in the hopes that they'll share the wealth. Which they never do.
The government didn’t forgive my student debt. I had part-time jobs and worked summers all through college, though admittedly, it took me longer to graduate. I have no sympathy for someone who takes out huge loans to pay for college, especially if they get a worthless degree like psychology or English lit. Screw ‘em.

posted on Mar, 14 2020 @ 11:19 PM
I have always made it a point to work for companies or agencies that provided health care. Not sure why anyone wouldn’t do the same, or if self employed, why they wouldn’t buy health insurance. I’m tired of people who expect the rest of us to pay for their lack of foresight and responsibility. For example, why would you have children if you can’t pay for all their needs?

posted on Mar, 14 2020 @ 11:24 PM
a reply to: Xcalibur254

It's the same as it ever was: socialism for rich and the bill for us? Who knows? If it were me, I'd inject 1.5 trillion at ground level and let it circulate upward through the economy.

It would get where it needs to go and do a lot of good in the meantime. Still, people love their Santa Claus, tooth fairies and trickle-down economics, so the uproar from the globalist banks would be louder than bombs.

It's a fallen world. Whatya gonna do?

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