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9. Even so-called "progressive" economists (Paul Krugman, e.g.) tout this system
Edited on Mon Aug-10-09 11:04 AM by Romulox
--not as the best choice out of several, but essentially as the only choice possible. (Paul is an enthusiastic globalist, who isn't terribly troubled by job loss here in the US--he's one of the "retrain!" chorus.)

These same economists tell us that unless we use extraordinary measures to transfer money from common people to multinational businesses, the "free market" will collapse. :wtf:
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  -There is No Recession: It's a Planned Demolition Karmadillo  Aug-10-09 10:07 AM   #0 
  - This should be common knowledge.  Atman   Aug-10-09 10:12 AM   #1 
  - Norquist wanted to drown the federal government in the bathtub, not the economy  Zodiak   Aug-10-09 10:41 AM   #7 
     - You tell me the difference, fundamentally.  Atman   Aug-10-09 10:57 AM   #8 
        - The difference is whether you are quoting it correctly or incorrectly  Zodiak   Aug-10-09 03:09 PM   #19 
           - Your concern is noted.  Atman   Aug-10-09 04:10 PM   #24 
              - what, someone who is wrong, engages in sophistry, and concludes with an eyeroll?  Zodiak   Aug-10-09 04:48 PM   #26 
                 - Apparently the direct result of this "planned demolition" is in fact shrinking governments  bertman   Aug-10-09 05:09 PM   #27 
                    - BUT THERE WILL ALWAYS BE MONEY FOR "DEFENSE"  dotymed   Aug-11-09 08:27 AM   #35 
                       - You make a good point  JenGatherer   Aug-11-09 10:12 AM   #36 
  - k&r for exposure. n/t  Laelth   Aug-10-09 10:12 AM   #2 
  - Yet people of all political persuasion still tout Capitalism as the best system  Voltaire   Aug-10-09 10:17 AM   #3 
  - since when is our system capitalism?  unblock   Aug-10-09 10:33 AM   #4 
  - Good point. nt  glitch   Aug-10-09 10:35 AM   #5 
  - True, it is Corporatism, not Capitalism.  RaleighNCDUer   Aug-10-09 11:18 AM   #11 
  - True.  juno jones   Aug-10-09 12:13 PM   #14 
  - wrong  blindpig   Aug-10-09 04:00 PM   #22 
  - Would you please expand on this and make it an OP?  Flying Dream Blues   Aug-10-09 04:04 PM   #23 
  - Even so-called "progressive" economists (Paul Krugman, e.g.) tout this system  Romulox   Aug-10-09 11:03 AM   #9 
  - That's always where Krugman loses me - his odious globalism stance.  HughBeaumont   Aug-10-09 11:14 AM   #10 
  - Which is why I can't trust a word he says.  Romulox   Aug-10-09 11:33 AM   #12 
  - Most successful societies of today are a mix of Capitalism and Socialism  Lorien   Aug-11-09 01:39 AM   #34 
  - False consciousness?  Karmadillo   Aug-10-09 02:57 PM   #18 
  - here here!  GillesDeleuze   Aug-11-09 10:22 AM   #37 
  - K&R.  cliffordu   Aug-10-09 10:38 AM   #6 
  - It is a capital strike/lockout.  followthemoney   Aug-10-09 11:52 AM   #13 
  - Bernanke's prescription for Depression : more efficient foreclosures, better bankruptcies  leveymg   Aug-10-09 12:39 PM   #15 
  - So why were 2 hijacked elections and NOT IMPEACHING the psychotic bastards all Okey Dokey?  omega minimo   Aug-10-09 01:09 PM   #16 
  - The American Middle Class no longer has the Red Army  blindpig   Aug-10-09 01:21 PM   #17 
  - +1  leftstreet   Aug-11-09 12:33 AM   #31 
  - Those of us who happily gulped down the bright anti-red Kool-Aid are not happy with this realization  Jim Sagle   Aug-11-09 09:09 PM   #40 
     - Yep  blindpig   Aug-12-09 08:36 AM   #41 
  - Family Income ... the wealthy get wealthier.  TahitiNut   Aug-10-09 03:19 PM   #20 
  - I call it harvesting the middle class.  diane in sf   Aug-10-09 03:42 PM   #21 
  - Well put.  glinda   Aug-10-09 04:38 PM   #25 
  - Shearing the flock over here.  Greyhound   Aug-10-09 05:12 PM   #28 
  - planned demolition sounds like a conspiracy  dem mba   Aug-10-09 05:40 PM   #29 
  - Let's revisit this in two years.  HCE SuiGeneris   Aug-11-09 01:26 AM   #33 
  - Yes. It was accidental, but also inevitable.  Orsino   Aug-11-09 10:57 AM   #38 
  - you can offset consumer demand losses with cheap labor  datasuspect   Aug-11-09 10:59 AM   #39 
  - .  Wilms   Aug-11-09 12:25 AM   #30 
  - K&R  Vidar   Aug-11-09 12:35 AM   #32 
  - Slave labor is a bitch, but apparently some people like it.  lonestarnot   Aug-12-09 08:38 AM   #42 

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