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    Re: Fiscal Cliff Bill Passes

    Quote Originally Posted by Whipsnade View Post
    WW two was a pretty big stimulus and we managed to somehow dig our way out of that.
    That is neither here nor there. We are talking about Keynesian economics, not war.

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    Re: Fiscal Cliff Bill Passes

    Quote Originally Posted by Gawain View Post
    Because we were the only ones left standing
    What does this mean?Is this somehow meant to refute my post? We were the only industrial power that had the capacity to rebuild Europe(Marshall Plan) and japan but the rebuilding was classic Keynesian.
    The haggardness of poverty is everywhere seen contrasted with the sleekness of wealth, the exhorted labor of some compensating for the idleness of others, wretched hovels by the side of stately colonnades, the rags of indigence blended with the ensigns of opulence; in a word, the most useless profusion in the midst of the most urgent wants.Jean-Baptiste Say

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    Re: Fiscal Cliff Bill Passes

    Basically another punt. Shocking.
    He touched her over her bra and underpants, she says, and guided her hand to touch him over his underwear
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    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Re: Fiscal Cliff Bill Passes

    Quote Originally Posted by Whipsnade View Post
    What does this mean?Is this somehow meant to refute my post? We were the only industrial power that had the capacity to rebuild Europe(Marshall Plan) and japan but the rebuilding was classic Keynesian.
    No the New deal was classic Keynesian and that didnt work.

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    Re: Fiscal Cliff Bill Passes[W: 110]

    Quote Originally Posted by Whipsnade View Post
    What does this mean?Is this somehow
    meant to refute my post? We were the only industrial power that had the capacity to rebuild Europe(Marshall Plan) and japan but the rebuilding was classic Keynesian.
    What was different about the Qmerican economy back then ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gawain View Post
    Only maybe the biggest boom in US history. More people entered the middle class than ever before and suburbia was born.
    Yeah, we were the only intact industrial base left on the planet. All of Europe was buying things from us to rebuild with. Not a good model for any economic questions these days, because modern circumstances are just too radically different.
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    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Re: Fiscal Cliff Bill Passes

    Quote Originally Posted by Gawain View Post
    No the New deal was classic Keynesian and that didnt work.
    I guess your going to repeat that old saying "the war did it eh "?
    The haggardness of poverty is everywhere seen contrasted with the sleekness of wealth, the exhorted labor of some compensating for the idleness of others, wretched hovels by the side of stately colonnades, the rags of indigence blended with the ensigns of opulence; in a word, the most useless profusion in the midst of the most urgent wants.Jean-Baptiste Say

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    Re: Fiscal Cliff Bill Passes[W: 110]

    Quote Originally Posted by Fenton View Post
    What was different about the Qmerican economy back then ?
    It had an industrial base.
    The haggardness of poverty is everywhere seen contrasted with the sleekness of wealth, the exhorted labor of some compensating for the idleness of others, wretched hovels by the side of stately colonnades, the rags of indigence blended with the ensigns of opulence; in a word, the most useless profusion in the midst of the most urgent wants.Jean-Baptiste Say

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    Re: Fiscal Cliff Bill Passes

    Quote Originally Posted by Whipsnade View Post
    I guess your going to repeat that old saying "the war did it eh "?
    Yes as its the truth. It certainly wasnt the new deal that only prolonged the depression here.

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    Re: Fiscal Cliff Bill Passes[W: 110]

    Quote Originally Posted by Whipsnade View Post
    It had an industrial base.
    There was far more than that different. I hardly recognize the America we live in today.

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