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Our Government-Created Financial Crisis

jturning Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 11:54 AM
Except your money is shrinking in value now and will eventually implode as this whole house of cards eventually comes down. Personally, I think the country is lost to the ignorant that can't realize when they're being conned. Better prepare to move out of the country and convert your money to something more stable before its too late. keeps a list of countries with better economic freedom than the United States, which is falling down the list. I'm intrigued with Chile myself.

Suppose you saw a building on fire. Would you seek counsel from the arsonist who set it ablaze for advice on how to put it out? You say, "Williams, you'd have to be a lunatic to do that!" But that's precisely what we've done: turned to the people who created our fiscal crisis to fix it. I have never read a better account of our doing just that than in John A. Allison's new book, "The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure."

Allison is the former CEO of Branch Banking and Trust, the nation's 10th largest bank. He assembles...