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What backs up our currency is better than gold. It is the wealth, power, stability, and talent of the wealthiest, most stable, and surely the most powerful nation in the history of the earth.
—Dr. Rick Boettger
Most of the greatest episodes of economic history—from the commercial revolution to the industrial revolution—occurred in the midst of rising prices and rising debts.
—George Gilder, Wealth & Poverty, p.243
The purpose of [tax rate] cuts, it must be continually stressed, is to expand the tax base—to make the rich pay more taxes by inducing them to consume less and work more. If deficits arise as an initial result, no one should panic.
—George Gilder, Wealth & Poverty, p.239