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Blam! $1,400 for Every Man, Woman, & Child on Earth
Good Morning Gentle Readers,
Early this afternoon, just like that, President O'Blama obligates your family for about ten grand. It's for the children you know. That ten grand is just this installment and doesn't include the entire commitment of 9.7 trillion dollars.
Our greatest need at present is for the government to go in the
opposite direction, to do much less, rather than much more. As recently
as the major recession of 1920-21, the government took a hands-off
position, and the downturn, though sharp, quickly reversed itself into
full recovery. In contrast, Hoover responded to the downturn of 1929 by
raising tariffs, propping up wage rates, bailing out farmers, banks,
and other businesses, and financing state relief efforts. Roosevelt
moved even more vigorously in the same activist direction, and the
outcome was a protracted period of depression (and wartime privation)
from which complete recovery did not come until 1946.