posted on Sep, 27 2011 @ 02:27 PM
Originally posted by marg6043
I read the whole article and is one issue that no politicians can address and that is how to bring the middle class into production again to
support the economy. He doesn't touch that topic, the article talks about reduction of budget and eliminating agencies but nothing about how
to bring the bread and butter of the America economy back.
I guess is true when it comes to our nations economy we are doom regardless of who and what comes into power, our nations productivity is gone forever
to never come back.
You should research Paul more thoroughly, since in my view he's the only polician actively doing so...it's a cumulative effect from a whole range of
his policy views. First off, stop government waste. End the overseas idiocies that are draining about a trillion dollars a year from the US at this
point - cut bloated, wasteful, and redundant government agencies and employees (they keep sucking up more money while getting less effective - time to
break the cycle and get back to basics). End ineffective government action and policies against non-violent offenders (stop the drug war - it's
backfiring and sucking down tens of billions of dollars a year). And so on...stop sucking up so much money that's just wasted to no good effective,
and then stop putting the US people on the hook for it - let them keep more of their own money to put back in the economy.
Then, when current and would-be small business owners, investors, etc., have more of their own money to work with, deal with the inefficiencies of the
regulatory agencies - which only regulate big business into a secure domination of the marketplace while they regulate small business right out of
existence (that also allowing price gouging by big business as they no longer have to worry about genuine competition and innovation), while also
regulating their employees into those same massive corporations for big-dollar positions while they regulate former execs from those companies right
into the overseeing agencies. Clearing this niggling restrictions will help allow small businesses to thrive and prompt innovation to help kick the
middle class back into gear while no longer protecting big business (the only ones who can usually meet any regulations or pay fines without problem,
if not just having the regulations crafted to suit their needs in the first place).
Ending the drug war in the US would also firmly launch the hemp industry in all its aspects, which would result in a renaissance in various related
industries as new industrial farms sprang up and all of the innovative and diverse uses for the plant created new jobs galore.
There are multiple ongoing shades of the ideas Paul has been espousing for decades now that expand on what I've mentioned as well as what I haven't,
but pretty much all of the other politicians we've seen up to this point are very comfortable with big business, the Federal Reserve, the drug war,
and related policies and entities that block this and other rejuvination of the US economy. Some of them get small pieces right, but when you look at
their donors and contacts, it seems to be only lip service as they appear beholden to these groups in the first place.
If you disagree with what I've posted here, please provide your thoughts on how to address the situation as they may lie amongst what I didn't think
to mention, or may otherwise be in need of consideration.