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Washington and Wall Street are Broken; Here's Proof

Virginia60 Wrote: Aug 18, 2012 11:30 AM
My 9th grade Citizenship teacher (1949) told us that electing lawyers to Congress was a bad mistake, since they "might" write laws that only they could understand. She said that the fact they could take either side of an argument "might" mean they would not strongly believe the very agenda points on which they were elected, and could change sides and not truly represent the people who elected them.

Ask any entrepreneur you know and they’ll tell you that raising money is the hardest thing they have ever done. 

Sure there is a ton of money out in the world. That’s why prices for dot coms went way up. And despite the subsequent bust, it didn’t stop money from moving into real estate. And when real estate busted, it hasn’t stopped money from moving into metals, oil and other commodities with astonishing rapidity.

Despite a sluggish economy in the U.S. in the last decade, world GDP had roughly doubled in that time from $32 trillion in 2000 to $63...

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