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De-Generative vs. Pro-Generative: Why Economies Fail

The current state of the U.S. Economy has a great many folks looking for some form of government action; some form of strategic plan for arresting the seemingly unstoppable trend toward certain collapse. The subject of Economics is puzzling for many particularly on the macro or national level and there is an expectation that lingers in the public sentiment that the President and Congress should be doing something about it however it is doubtful that either possess the political will to do what must be done to correct decades of flawed economic and monetary policy. 

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Flat Earth Econ

February 6, 2009

 One of the great thrills of writing these posting is that I get to exchange with you ideas that are crafted, largely, from spontaneous thoughts occurring in instances where I’m speaking in front of a group or I barking at the radio!

“Flat Earth Idolatry” (FEI)  is just one of the spontaneous thoughts!   I coined the word to capture the though of observed, by me of course,  instances were an event is being expressed as a “given” when in fact it is based on completely erroneous assumptions.  The kind of event that when one observes its occurrence you find yourself saying, “oh come one, who do they think they’re kidding!”

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