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The following are 75 U.S. economic numbers from 2012 that are almost too crazy to believe...

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posted on Dec, 27 2012 @ 04:49 AM

Originally posted by Maskander
Most of the list is the same fact stated over and over, just in a different way. obvious agenda bias, thus, not credible, nor worth my time.

Agreed, and clearly designed to be read by illiterates.

My favourite was someting about x% having "good" jobs but failing to explain the criteria that defines a "good" job.

posted on Dec, 30 2012 @ 05:35 AM

Originally posted by radpetey

Originally posted by dragnik
reply to post by tauristercus

Food stamps? Imagine that doesn't exist, it would be, maybe, similar to 1929, when nobody took care of...

That is a Very good point.

Does anyone know when the free food program kicked in??

What we call SNAP (formerly Food Stamps) in it's current form began nationally in 1974

posted on Dec, 30 2012 @ 07:45 AM
It's the way the world works and has always worked more or less.
Once the system gets in place.

It's a good example to use the US for such figures and demographics for illustration.
Consider that when the system was first imported here that the influx of people were
for the most part those escaping these same sort of facts and figures elsewhere.
They left the serfdom of Old Europe and indentured servitude to start over here.
They were sometimes given large land grants. Later, the children of these would
push farther West as the realities began to set in that it had become exactly the same as
what their forefather's left behind.

Again they would just stake out land, cut down trees and build homesteads.
No matter how many startovers the little guy gets, in the long run the money powers,
whether old money or nouveau riche, have the same mindset and "system" whereby
each new gameset of this monopoly system, over time, has the same results.

I've pointed this out before here and there to people. No matter how many times you take down
the game box and play the micro-version of the system, the results are always the same.
Say you had a hundred people in the room all waiting to play the game and rotate in as a previous
player is out due to bankruptcy, and takes over his piece on the board and is dealt the start money.
The player will have the same result sooner or later because he can not win against the established
\wealth already in place on the board.

Parker Brothers, teaching Americans the true nature of the capitalist system since The Great Depression, is the best known version of a game that was introduced in 1903 by Mrs. Lizzie Phillips, The Landlord Game, until they were bought out by Hasbro.

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