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"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Thu Aug 11th, 2011 at 12:30:33 PM EST
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It would be unseemly to have agents of the state or crown going to individuals and shaking them down for all of their liquid wealth, so they use economics for the same purpose, but better. Better because through economics they can get people to make their assets liquid in anticipation of gain, though that ruse is now wearing thin.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Thu Aug 11th, 2011 at 12:35:35 PM EST
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