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An Economic 'Plan'?

WalterHarris Wrote: Sep 11, 2012 11:06 AM
Great article I am a history buff and enjoyed reading it .What scares me the most is what history tells us about men and their political parties forcing there corrupt, devious will and views on people who just live for the moment and have no hindsight nor foresight. They only care for what they can get from the government or others. They are usually lead to to their demise by a smooth talking orator through out history . The only trouble with that is they are taking the ones with vision with them.
Elisabeth26 Wrote: Sep 11, 2012 11:29 AM
Dear WalterH -- see note to AGN Allison above. Again misspelling of the word their in the context in which you use it makes your use incorrect: "forcing there corrupt," should be "forcing their corrupt." If you are referring to persons, it is "their." If you are referring to corporations or other groups, the word used should be "its"; and "there" is used to point to a place.

Former president Bill Clinton told the Democratic National Convention that Barack Obama has a plan to rescue the economy, and only the fact that the Republicans stood in his way has stopped him from getting the economy out of the doldrums.

From all this, and much else that is said in the media and on the campaign trail, you might think that the economy requires government intervention to revive and create jobs. It is Beltway dogma that the government has to "do something."

History tells a different story. For the first 150 years of this country's existence, the federal...