Are jobs always good:?

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I guess i cannot help but point out all the contradictions in economics but, why do we always fall for this meme that the more jobs we create within a certain industry the better off we are. For instance if we built houses that all fall down within a couple of years we could probably easily reach full employment. Our medical system seems pretty efficient in terms of job creation with not only those who actually practice medicine but all the countless hours of work of insurance bureacrats, marketing and public relation agencies, and redundant pharmaceutical production.

Also we here that trade agreements with South Korea and the like are going to create hundreds of thousands of jobs when in fact such numbers are simply an estimate of one side of an economic equation. in general such agreement are simply a rearranging of existing trade such as a former american export going to China and now instead going to South Korea. but the perception we are feed is that jobs are simply be created out of whole cloth and which only the export side of the equation is considered

Semi permeable memebrain's picture
Semi permeable ...
Nov. 10, 2011 7:36 am


Look America is off the Gold Standard. This means we are subject to the laws of international economics.

If a country exports more than it imports its currency gets stronger.

If a country imports more than it exports its currency gets weaker.

This is why so many people are getting into gold and silver and preparing for a dollar collapse cuz the US imports 10+ items for every 1 it exports. A nation's economy cannot sustain this. Then theres the fact that thanks to the STIMULUS, QE-1, QE-2, and QE-3 we have hyper-inflation cuz we got more money than actual equity in the US economy.

Americans were so happy that a multi-racial got the US Presidency that the laws of economics were thrown out the window. Ron Paul was seen as a "miser" when he said that those banks and insurance companies suffering from bankruptcy should be allowed to fail. The truth is had they been allowed to fail, newer more capeable businesses would have taken their place. Instead the corrupt companies got bailed out and we are in the position we are in today. Now the same banks that caused the financial crisis aren't making loans until Congress sets clearer guidelines.

The free market will always have poor, medicre, good and best ways and standards when it comes to any profession. However having bad banking practices throws a monkey-wrench into the economy as a whole versus oh this product/service was bad now I want to move on to a better one.

This is what Ron Paul and anyone who has a good understanding of economics advocate.

elgiabo's picture
Oct. 8, 2011 12:29 pm

One point I forgot to mention was that a nation's currency is only as good as the equity it puts into its economy. Cars, buildings, tools, toys, women's stuff, computers, technology, food, fuel, etc.

The problem with America the past 20 years is that we thought we could actuall sustain a national economy with just government and service sector jobs. THIS WAS OBVIOUSLY A BAD IDEA !!!

24) Infiltrate into all classes and levels of society and government for the purpose of teaching the youth in the schools theories and principles known to be false.

elgiabo's picture
Oct. 8, 2011 12:29 pm

All the chaos is Globalist planned !!!!! 26 Tenets of the New World Order:

1) Men are inclined to evil rather than good.

2) Preach Liberalism.

3) Use ideals of freedom to bring about class wars.

4) Any and all means necessary should be used to reach their goals as they are justified.

5) Believe their rights lie in force.

6) The power of their resources must remain invisible until the very moment that they have gained the strength so that no group or force can undermine it.

7) Advocates a mob psychology to obtain control of the masses

8 ) Promotes the use of alcohol, drugs, moral corruption, and all forms of vice to systematically corrupt the youth of the nation.

9) Seize citizens’ private property by any means necessary.

10) The use of slogans such as equity, liberty, and fraternity are used on the masses as psychological warfare.

11) War should be directed so that the nations on both sides are placed further in debt and peace conferences are designed so that neither combatant retain territory rights.

12) Members must use their wealth to have candidates chosen to public office who would be obedient to their demands, and would be used as pawns in the game by the men behind the scenes. The advisors will have been bred, reared, and trained from childhood to rule the affairs of the world.

13) Control the press, and hence most of the information the public receives.

14) Agents and provocateurs will come forward after creating traumatic situations, and appear to be the saviors of the masses, when they are actually interested in just the opposite, the reduction of the population.

15) Create industrial depression and financial panic, unemployment, hunger, shortage of food, use these events to control the masses and mobs, and use them to wipe out those who stand in the way.

16) Infiltrate Freemasonry which is to be used to conceal and further objectives.

17) Expound the value of systematic deception, use high sounding slogans and phrases, advocate lavish sounding promises to the masses even though they can’t be kept.

18) The art of street fighting is necessary to bring the population into subjection.

19) Use agents as provocateurs and advisers behind the scenes, and after wars use secret diplomacy talks to gain control.

20) Establish huge monopolies towards world government control.

21) Use high taxes and unfair competition to bring about economic ruin by controlling raw materials, organized agitation among the workers, and subsidizing competitors.

22) Build up armaments with police and soldiers who can protect and further the New World Order's interests.

23) Members and leaders of the one world government will be appointed by the director of the New World Order.

24) Infiltrate into all classes and levels of society and government for the purpose of teaching the youth in the schools theories and principles known to be false.

25) Create and use national and international laws to destroy civilization. 26) Use estrogens & femicals to drive males gay and the female population insane thereby insuring the destruction of the family, hence more governmental dependency.

elgiabo's picture
Oct. 8, 2011 12:29 pm

elgiabo says: "Look America is off the Gold Standard."

Right, that's our problem. I'm so sick of seeing Ron Paul this and Ron Paul that on this message board I could puke. Give it a rest already.

A Ron Paul presidency is a dangerous proposition, particularly for the progressive movement. His presidency would endanger:

Social Security - Medicare - Medicaid - The Civil Rights Act - Voting Rights Act - HUD - OSHA - EPA - Clean Air Act - Clean Water Act - FDA - USDA - CDC - Department of Labor - NLRB - National Parks - Department of Education - United Nations - State Department...

And I'm sure there's lots more that I just can't think of off the top of my head. So progressives who fall for the Ron Paul doctrine are not really progressives at all but only politically naive amateurs.

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Apr. 9, 2010 10:43 pm

Republicans Admit to Accepting Bribes, Why Aren't They In Jail?

The whole Roy Moore thing in a way really highlights in my mind how committed the Republicans are to sucking up to the very, very wealthy base. I've been referring to them for a long time as the owners of the Republican Party, but they're also the ones that keep the Republican Party in power. They're also the supporters of the Republican Party.

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