I was just thinking how interesting it is that less than a hundred years ago the US apparently had so much disposable income that they could undertake projects like turning a massive mountain into a sculpture of four presidents faces (Mt Rushmore). How'd we go from that to nearly bankrupt? Who the heck knows.
not to mention the blatant disregard for Native American Land...
Yeah, the treatment of the Native Americans is definitely a black spot on US History.
If they don't like it, they can just go back where they came from.....
Which I guess would be here
They tried that. It didn't work out so good for them or the 7th Cavalry.
It's crazy to think about. Explosion in technology, then just spending a few decades fiddling with what's already here.
Its sad really. I saluted this sinking ship 10 years ago.
The decline of the middle class I believe is responsible. When they feel safe and secure they consume! It does no good to tie up wealth with just a few. Maybe holding on and paying alittle more for labor and alittle less to the top and consumtion becomes an engine that drives the whole economy.
I couldn't agree more. Paying more for quality products will drive the middle class and help the whole economy thrive. I've been reading a lot of reports recently about how the US is considering increasing the tariffs and forcing American corporations to do more domestic business. Should be interesting.
The time between 1927 and 1941 isn't generally known for its excess of disposable income.
Very true. Good thing they slid Mt Rushmore in there early at 1925
Or bad thing they went ahead and threw all that money at something as superficial as that when people were literally starving just two years after they started it in 1927.
Mt Rushmore is a disgrace! sorry. too many taxes and too much government waste and too much war!
Haha, too true. Income tax is a relatively new thing in this country. Most Americans don't know that.
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