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____/ GreyCloud on Saturday 17 Apr 2010 03:45 : \____
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>> Microsoft's Suport of Chinese Censorship: Smart Business, Poor Morals
>>> Actually, not much is made in the US anymore. Anything you buy here
>>> you'll find a tag that says made in China... a lot of products have that
>>> tag now.
>> They let the national debt grow. How long before China cuts the middleman
>> ("knowledge worker") from the West?
> The debt grew out of fraud and greed. The whitewashed gov. books claim
> around $14trillion... but in reality it has exceeded $27trillion.
> No way can that amount be paid off in tax collections.
Do you have a link supporting such a figure? One notable figure has
been crowing about 50+ trillion, but the way he calculates it makes
it wishful thinking.
Then there's the religious fringe craving for financial apocalypse/Armageddon...
> The middleman has just about been cut out of the loop. Our economy is
> service based now. Soon that will dwindle when more and more people
> become unemployed. Unemployed people don't buy anything.
They can produce for self-sustainable, but society grew to depend on fossil fuel-
~~ Best of wishes
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