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Economy Survival; Making it Strong and Healthy
THE NUMBER ONE CONCERN IS THE GAS AND FUEL PRICES. IT'S THE GAS PRICES !! THE GAS AND FUEL PRICES ARE INTERCONNECTED TO ALMOST EVERYTHING IN THIS FAST PACED, HIGHLY COMPETIVE WORLD.
Economy Needs Growth and Money to Survive!
Everyone can see that our economy around the world is having major problems getting back to what it was. The economies are sluggish and stagnat, to say the least. What could the countries do to get back on track.
The problems exist and are not going away anytime soon. The greed and corruption of the governments, corporations and politicians have gone uncorrected, but the governments have rewarded them for the antics. The citizens are footing the bills for this and the paying back of the bail-outs are becoming a burden with the high taxes and the very high costs of living.
What makes a Country Grow?
CHEAP ENERGY:The major concern now is energy cheap enough to use, travel, produce, manufacture and distribute. What at one time, was cheap, has risen to the point that people use all the money that, at one time, put food on the table, planted and harvested crops, created trips and vacations, buy needed and wanted items, and to manufacture the needed and wanted items. The major concern, cheap energy, is gas for transportation to go to work and back takes a major part of the earnings and profits. This relates to the people as well as businesses that rely on cheap gas and fuel for delivery, transportation, plowing, harvesting, planting, heating, cooling, energy generation and almost any modern invention. The cheap gas and fuel makes the economy grow while the high prices certainly makes the economy sluggish.
USABLE MONEY: People must have usable money to buy, travel, distribute, invest and stay healthy. Also, the companies and manufacturers must have money and resources to produce the goods and services for the public. Without usable money, the people can not buy healthy choices of food, new cars and transportation can not be produced, sold and bought, can not afford to have proper medical treatment and can not afford to travel.
CONSUMER CONFIDENCE: People must have confidence in the government, the banks, the monetary system, the politicians, the future, the rate of pay and the country. When people can not believe in the future, it is hard to make commitments and to make plans. People have almost but stopped building houses, buildings and structures. The construction industries have stagnated to the point of almost going backwards. The idea of having the confidence of having a job tomorrow, having retirement when reaching a certain age, being able to go in debt without the worry of getting fired or laid off has gone to the side-line, waiting for uncertainty
LOW TAX RATE: In order for companies to expand, the tax rate has to low enough for the company to make a profit. Low tax rates for the company does not guarantee that the company will invest in the future expansion, the hiring of more employees or for pay raises for the employees, but the company will have a better reason not to move to a foreign country, where the tax rate is lower.
MUST HAVE USABLE RESOURCES: The country must have usable and reliable resources, which includes capital, plentiful, usable money, employees, energy, materials, minerals, chemicals, machinery, transportation, distribution systems, communication systems and functions. The resources must be attainable and cheap enough to make a profit for the individual, partnership, industry, company or institution. In addition, the people of the country must also have access to the resources that they would need to buy and function. When the people have usable money for purchasing items, services and goods, the companies, institutions, and corporations also flourish, which in turn, makes the country grow.
PEOPLE MUST HAVE MONEY LEFT OVER: The people must have money left over from their pay check. This point is vital so that people can have the confidence of accomplishment and confidence. When the food, fuel, electricity, taxes, rent and expenses takes all that a person makes, deters growth in the family, community and the country. When the people can not keep up with the daily expenses, the budget has to be chopped and cut. When this happens, there is a vicious cycle that each purchase that these people had in the past, has to be reduced, which in return, the company or institution that the person purchased from has to cut its payroll and costs. The companies and institutions now have to chop payroll and cut costs because the income is not coming in that they expected. This cycle of cost cutting keeps happening because the companies now have to increase the price of the product, service or goods just to stay afloat. The consumer gets hit again with these increases and then again, have to readjust the budget, with cost cutting actions, which results with the companies and institutions getting less money and business. This usually results in downsizing, layoffs, bankruptcy and closing.
MUST HAVE HIGH PAYING JOBS: High paying jobs and abundant jobs also makes the economy flow and grow. Without good paying jobs, with money left over from low paying jobs, the people can not have enough to buy and exchange. People will spend if they have adequate incomes and have money to meet their basic expenses. Just having a few elite people at the top of the corporate ladder and those politicians that suck up to the corporate bribes is not enough to boost the economy. The flow down from these millionaires and billionaires will not happen. The corporate greed and corruption will dam up any flow of the trickle down effect that would otherwise go to the workers and employees. The rewarding of the employees of the profits is becoming a thing of the past. So, there must be high paying jobs to the point of rejuvenating the whole nation.
What Slows the Economy ?
Number 1: HIGH TAXES AND SUBTRACTIONS FROM PAYROLL
Number 2: HIGH ENERGY COSTS
Number 3: HIGH INTEREST
Number 4: SHORTAGE OF MONEY
Number 5: SHORTAGE OF USABLE MONEY
Number 7: LACK OF HIGH PAYING JOBS
Number 8: LACK OF JOBS
Number 9: SHORTAGE OF LOAN MONEY
Number 10: LACK OF CONSUMER CONFIDENCE
WHAT IS THE ANSWER TO HAVING A GREAT ECONOMY
WHAT WOULD IT TAKE?
Back in the 80's, there were books that were published and written by Alvin and Heidi Toffler, called "THE FUTURE SHOCK" and "THE THIRD WAVE". These books amazed me to believe that the nation's future was actually planned out in advanced 25, 50 and 100 years ahead of time. Alvin and Heidi were said to be part of these planners.
Now, we are experiencing the outcomes of these plans. President Ronald Reagan was the President at that time. When he found out that the "PLANNERS" were thinking about sending all the manufacturing and industries to foreign countries, he was outraged and perplexed. He could not understand how a nation could function on just goods and services. We are feeling now the feeling and understanding that the President was having at that time. The idea of sending the manufacturing and industries to other countries was a simple concept at that time, but has grown into complex and difficult situations now. As President Reagan asked, "WHAT IS THIS NATION BECOMING? A NATION OF HAMBURGER FLIPPERS?". This is perhaps what the Nation has become. Not only a Nation of hamburger flippers, but greed has taken a mighty hold to any of the profit and growth that normally would have been shared with the workers and employees. The planners thought that the elite would be the managers of the world companies, institutions and corporations.
The so-called unplanned outcome was that the other countries took over the companies and factories to be run by the country and not the elite of the World. Only certain companies flourish, while others are doomed because of loyalty to religion, the country and to the governments. Greed and corruption are also playing a part in this too, because the politics, ethics and morals are very much different in other countries.
ANSWER TO A GREAT ECONOMY?
#1 on the list: Believe it or not, good ethics and Bibical principles would work!
Very low gas and energy prices
Treat others as you would be treated..
Give a decent wage and better yet, high wages
Reward hard work
Do not allow greed
Do not allow corruption to go unpunished
DO NOT REWARD CORRUPTON, DISHONESTY AND FAILING BUSINESSES
Limit interest rates
Have low taxes for people, corporations and companies
Promote new businesses and ideas
Promote new forms of energy
Have low gas and fuel prices (high gas prices are really going to kill the economy)
Must have 90% or more of the population working and productive
Reduce government spending.
Reduce the interest on the National Debt
Reduce the National Debt.
Put the Federal Government on a Budget and stick to it.
WHAT COULD OTHERS SEE AS THE WAY OUT.
WAR !!!!!!!!! In the past history, war creates jobs, factories and manufacturing.
In the Iraq war, the bombs were being bought from corporations of the powerful elite people for a million dollars a bomb and then what was put in those bombs. There was depleted uranium, which the companies would have had to pay to dispose of, but by some miraculous act of having a war, the politicians and greedy CEO's got rich and also got rid of the D.U. NICE, HUH? Who Made The Money in the Iraq War? Who would ever think that bombs would ever cost a million dollars a bomb. For what? Follow the money!
In a modern war, the thinking that we would create factories, companies and industries is absurd. The war effort would not be creating wealth for the average citizen or even jobs, but sucking the wealth and future welfare out of this country. In War World I and II, the factories and companies flourished because everything was needed for the war effort, including cars, clothes, shoes, boots, guns, weapons and everything that was needed for war. In a modern war, our parts, clothes, computers and weapons are outsourced to other countries.
- 19 Facts About The Deindustrialization Of America That Will Blow Your Mind
The United States is rapidly becoming the very first post-industrial nation on the globe. All great economic empires eventually become fat and lazy and
WHAT IS MY ANSWER?
THESE ARE SOME OF MY THOUGHTS TO BOOSTING THE ECONOMY:
Have very low gas prices
Cut the government staff and expenditures
Cut the taxes, to the citizens and to the companies
GET BACK THE COMPANIES, FACTORIES AND INDUSTRIES TO THE UNITED STATES
Promote the renewable energy program
Give grants to alternate energy research
Cut the work week to 32 hours, with overtime for all over 32 hours.
Cut the payout to welfare, of those able to work
Renew and review all government programs yearly
Let the citizens Review and renew ALL GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS
Hold accountable ALL business corruption and business failures,
Hold accountable ALL politicians and their actions.
Teach people to start their own Business so that they can sustain themselves
Teach People about business niches that need to be filled
End Thought !!!!
This is a END THOUGHT!
The book, called, "THE JOY OF NOT WORKING" BY ERNIE J. ZELINSKI, talks about people not being as smart as rats. This book says that the rats are tested over and over in tunnels, being given food in the same tunnel. When the laboratory assistants stopped giving food in that tunnel and started giving food in another tunnel, the rats did not stay in the same tunnel, but started looking in the other tunnels for food. The people are not as smart. The people stay in the same rut, or mishap, and do not look for a better environment. The same seems to hold true with what is happening with the economy. Do we look for an alternative fuel? Do we look for another job? Do we look for another income? Do we invent another mode of transportation? Do we move and look for another place to live?