Category Archives: Deficit

Restoring Our Basic Values

It seems to me…. “It’s time that America’s government lived by the same values as America’s families. It’s time we invested in America’s future and made sure our people have the skills to compete and thrive in a 21st century … Continue reading

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Lessons From Greece

It seems to me…. “Practical men, who believe themselves to be quite exempt from any intellectual influences, are usually slaves of some defunct economist.” ~ John Maynard Keynes[1]. The ongoing Greek financial crisis, though perhaps initially seeming to superficially share … Continue reading

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Stimulus Still Beneficial

It seems to me… “But to-day we have involved ourselves in a colossal muddle, having blundered in the control of a delicate machine, the working of which we do not understand.  The result is that our possibilities of wealth may … Continue reading

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Leverage, Liquidity, And The Economy

It seems to me… “The Great Depression, like most other periods of severe unemployment, was produced by government mismanagement rather than by any inherent instability of the private economy.”  ~ Milton Friedman. I am not an economist but it is … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Construction, Consumers, Deficit, Depression, Economic, Economy, Employment, Growth, Home, Leverage, Liquidity, Liquidity-Trap, Mortgage, Recession, Recovery, Recovery, Sales, Stimulus | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Conservative Attempts To Weaken U.S.

It seems to me… “Economy is the method by which we prepare today to afford the improvements of tomorrow.”  ~ Calvin Coolidge. Do U.S. conservatives really favor the decline of our country?  Everything seems to indicate that is what they … Continue reading

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Where Is The Money?

It seems to me… “But while they prate of economic laws, men and women are starving.  We must lay hold of the fact that economic laws are not made by nature.  They are made by human beings.”  ~ Franklin D. … Continue reading

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Economic Growth

It seems to me… “What we collectively decide about how to bail out our economy, how to pull our economy out of a ditch and what rules we put in place to make sure this problem does not happen again, … Continue reading

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