Submitted by letsgetitdone on Wed, 12/26/2012 - 1:54pm
The word “deficit,” when applied to the Government financial accounting of a monetarily sovereign nation, that is, one that issues a non-convertible fiat currency, with a floating exchange rate, and no debts in a currency it doesn't issue, is a problem, because the label “deficit” when applied to such a Government doesn't mean what most people think it means. As Michel Hoexter points out: Read below the fold...
Submitted by letsgetitdone on Thu, 12/22/2011 - 2:35am
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Submitted by Sarah on Wed, 11/19/2008 - 3:59pm
Take a hard look around you, boys and girls. The GOP is going to shut down GM if they can, and maybe Ford. How come? Autoworkers. Union labor. Kill the Big Three (Chrysler's already gone) and you can stamp out the next-to last vestiges of not-serfdom in the US.
"Clean coal" programs will, in all likelihood, lead us back to company towns. The middle class might be doomed -- but the skills of our grandparents, great-grandparents, and for those of us of a certain age, parents and selves might prevent our kids from suffering too much, if we gather them up and pass them on. Read below the fold...