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A cartoonish look at life...
The government is bailing out companies left and right. Ever wonder where all that money comes from? Doesn’t it seem that eventually even the government might run out of cash? Oh and where exactly do they find the money to pay it back? I don’t know, but doesn’t it seem that maybe the whole thing is like a big, well, you know, pyramid scheme?
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Rubes "Economics 101" government spending on the backs of the people, until the government is no more.
..Amen. Great job Mr. Leigh. This just may be the BEST explanation of the economy. You not only hit the nail on the head, you countersunk it to boot, in one fell swoop!!
Don't forget the modern day equivalent to pyramids: football and baseball stadiums. Built by municipal governments on the promise of attracting "economic development," as if they create new money for people to spend, rather than just redirecting existing recreation dollars. As if government doesn't get its money from the taxpayer.