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I, of course not being able to keep my mouth shut, told him they do the same crap. They both spend and are promoting war. He said, "No, Democrats are for people, Republicans are for business." What is that? It pissed me off but I let it go (would have been in the dog house with the old lady if i did). I let him go off on his own rant. This is someone who pays no attention to anything that is going on in the world. This is the kind of people that vote. This is the kind of blind political one-sided BS that is ruining this country.
All sciences have the faculty of prediction, and this is es
pecially true of the science of finance. It will, therefore, pay
politicians who by the vagaries of elections are placed at the
helm of public affairs as well as businessmen and citizens gen
erally to familiarize themselves with this science. There are
sciences so lofty as to forgive those who treat them with con
tempt. But the science of finance is not one of them. It has a
terrible fashion of avenging itself upon governments and
peoples who ignore or defy it.
The only way to fight them is to reveal the truth
Originally posted by David9176
reply to post by LostNemesis
You are right. What the government is doing isn't making any sense. They keep spending money, increasing our debt.
I thought we needed to leave Iraq because the money it was costing us. So we leave there and pump more troops into Afganistan?
All this going on and no one seems to give a damn.
The middle east is a gigantic drain on this country...sucking us dry. We need to get the hell out of there...NOW.
It's amazing to me. We see what we need to do...we see what the problem is....SO WE DO THE EXACT OPPOSITE.
This is a stunning interview. Ron Paul, Congressmen talking about the collapse of the dollar, new type of government controlled capitalism and a new currency
But WW2 wasn't the only factor that pulled the United States out of the Great Depression, it was the FDR administration pumping millions of dollars into government sponsored projects, mostly in infrastructure.
economic historian Burt Fulsom noted: ...starting in 1932, Hoover raised the top income tax from Mellon’s 24 percent to 63 percent. In the middle of the Depression, Fulsom remarked, they were in effect telling entrepreneurs, 'we'd sure appreciate if you built a factory and create jobs. Of course, we’re going to take five eighths of your income…' FDR subsequently raised the top level to 79 percent. "I wonder why the Great Depression continued," mused Fulsom.
New Deal or Raw Deal?: How FDR's Economic Legacy Has Damaged America (Hardcover) by Burton W., Jr. Folsom (Author)
"History books and politicians in both parties sing the praises for Franklin Delano Roosevelt's presidency and its measures to get America out of the Great Depression. What goes unappreciated is the fact that many of those measures exacerbated and extended the economic downturn of the 1930s. New Deal or Raw Deal? is a careful documentation and analysis of those measures that allows us to reach only one conclusion: While President Roosevelt was a great man in some respects, his economic policy was a disaster. What's worse is that public ignorance of those policy failures has lent support for similar policies in later years. Professor Burt Folsom has produced a highly readable book and has done a yeoman's job in exposing the New Deal."-- Walter E. Williams, John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics, George Mason University
That's the thing. This is a US congressmen saying this. One guy. You think with this kind of "allegation" it would be all over the news right? NOPE. Notta..zip...zero.
I replied, "But we are trillions and trillions in debt. Social security and medicare are going to be bankrupt. We have no money," and told him him what the cost would be per person because of this debt.
The American government is believe it or not people, acting as Capitalists, by investing money into this problem and hoping to come out with more then they put in.
That's the reason the media can defend the fact that they ignore him. It is quite ironic that Paul and his 'voice of reason' have been entirely marginalized. It is also a sign of very bad things to come. There's absolutely no way out ! This thing is gonna all implode - bigtime !!