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  •  Deflation... (0+ / 0-)

    ...is the cure, rather than the disease.

    I hate analogies, but it's analogous to a heroin withdrawal. Sure, not having heroin is incredibly painful and giving more heroin certainly makes you feel better in the short term, but in the long term you have to get off the stuff (i.e. allow the economy to deflate down to sustainability).

    (-5.50,-6.67): Left Libertarian
    Leadership doesn't mean taking a straw poll and then just throwing up your hands. -Jyrinx

    by Sparhawk on Tue Apr 24, 2012 at 02:50:59 PM PDT

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