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westerebus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 01:42 PM
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5. Happy days are here again...
The sky is clear and we're free from fear, 'cause happy days are here again! If you don't know the words, just hum along and bob your head from side to side.

Now don't you feel so much better? No? Falling stock market got you down? Under water on the mortgage? For closed? Unemployed? No health insurance maybe? The American dream lost from sight perchance?

There is a recurring theme in our business cycle, good citizen, called despair. Our first lesson was the the downturn of the 1970's. And a repeat performance in the 1980's. Neither event had the quality this downturn brings.

Each event leaves an anger compounded by the disgust that the government would let this happen? Until the realization came that the problem is not government. Government is self serving. It's function is to ensure its' survival. That it could, should it choose to, fed you, cloth you, provide you with shelter, and health care are not utopian dreams. All may be poorer but, none would starve is not acceptable because of the Marxian bent? So the cost is the issues? The lack of riches? The opportunity to attain wealth comes be for all else? Cost in this system accounts for expenses and PROFITS. Capitalism.

This is the mind set of the government. If the government provides care to a portion of the populace it must therefore come at a cost to someone else. The wealthy purchase access to their Representatives and can influence the out come of tax laws. The cost to you for the government's programs are paid for by taxes. When the government issues bonds, debt obligations, they are backed by the faith you will pay your taxes.

The events of the past two years and with all probability the next two, have set the stage for this century's economic system's revision.

I'll repeat that. The events allowed to happen by the government have set in motion a revision of
of our place in the economic system. Not just within these borders, but across the world.

There's something burning across the seas. The party knows it.

Comrades, there is change coming.
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  -Goldstein's comrade, again,again. westerebus  Feb-14-09 03:13 PM   #0 
  - The Rolling Stones.  westerebus   Feb-17-09 07:57 AM   #1 
  - Where is Jesus when you need him most?  westerebus   Feb-23-09 08:45 PM   #2 
  - Bretton Woods III  westerebus   Feb-28-09 11:17 AM   #3 
  - Bravo, comrade!  SlowDownFast   Mar-01-09 03:49 AM   #4 
  - Happy days are here again...  westerebus   Mar-07-09 01:42 PM   #5 
  - cleansing light  upi402   Mar-08-09 04:40 AM   #6 
  - who the cap fit...  westerebus   Mar-09-09 07:12 AM   #8 
  - Welcome back Comrade!  Joanne98   Mar-08-09 05:20 PM   #7 
  - You've been busy..  westerebus   Mar-09-09 07:14 AM   #9 
     - Yep.  Joanne98   Mar-10-09 12:35 PM   #11 
  - The Banks.  westerebus   Mar-10-09 08:20 AM   #10 
  - Woodrow Wilson  westerebus   Mar-12-09 10:13 PM   #12 
  - Who writes with a voice  upi402   Mar-15-09 12:25 PM   #13 
     - Itsa shame more folks don't "get" westerbus.  SlowDownFast   Mar-15-09 02:19 PM   #14 
     - Who runs the Treasury? n/t  westerebus   Mar-15-09 08:40 PM   #15 
        - Those that were born  Po_d Mainiac   Mar-15-09 09:12 PM   #16 
  - The case for a human face.  westerebus   Mar-17-09 10:43 PM   #17 
  - Bravo, again! n/t  SlowDownFast   Mar-18-09 02:14 AM   #18 
  - When all else fails...punt!  westerebus   Mar-23-09 07:44 PM   #19 
  - Federal Credit Reform Act of 1990.  westerebus   Mar-25-09 07:03 AM   #20 
  - SOLD TO US!  SlowDownFast   Mar-25-09 07:48 AM   #21 
  - Oh goodie! What a week!  westerebus   Mar-28-09 12:00 PM   #22 
  - Hold every thing.  westerebus   Apr-02-09 10:52 PM   #23 
  - Moving to action.  westerebus   Apr-07-09 08:16 AM   #24 
  - New money for old.  westerebus   Apr-10-09 09:35 AM   #25 
  - But the bicameral uniparty is counting on the fact  upi402   Apr-10-09 01:32 PM   #27 
     - So true, comrade, so painfully true. n/t  westerebus   Apr-10-09 10:56 PM   #28 
  - Hi Comrade!  Joanne98   Apr-10-09 10:47 AM   #26 
  - Across the pond.  westerebus   Apr-17-09 08:59 AM   #29 
  - The EU hypocrites. They whine about "protectionism" then go do it themselves.  Joanne98   Apr-20-09 09:10 AM   #31 
  - 1600 AD  westerebus   Apr-20-09 08:12 AM   #30 
  - Goldstein made a video.  Joanne98   Apr-20-09 11:05 AM   #32 
  - All we need now are the wanted posters. n/t  westerebus   Apr-20-09 07:05 PM   #33 
  - Kermit, the frog.  westerebus   Apr-27-09 10:05 PM   #34 
  - Twilight cometh.  westerebus   May-09-09 02:43 PM   #35 
  - Blood in the water.  westerebus   May-25-09 09:43 PM   #36 
  - But why?  westerebus   Jun-01-09 11:21 PM   #37 

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