Saving the Planet or 'Fixing' the Debt


By Patrick   Follow   Mon, 12 Nov 2012, 7:52pm   377 views   1 comment
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Imagine Japan attacked at Pearl Harbor in December of 1941 and our political leaders responded by debating the best way to deal with the deficits projected for 1960. This is pretty much the way that Washington works these days. The political leadership, including the Washington press corps and punditry, were already intently ignoring the economic downturn that is wreaking havoc on the lives of tens of millions of people across the country. Now, in the wake of the destruction from Hurricane Sandy, they will intensify their efforts to ignore global warming. After all, they want the country to focus on...

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  1. Biff Baxter


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    1   12:10pm Tue 13 Nov 2012   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike  

    Or having something to do with real estate. I mean directly, not seven degrees from.

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