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Memories of the 28th Century

Miscellaneous thoughts about miscellaneous matters

  1. Improving Life in America

    by , 01-20-2020 at 10:39 AM (Memories of the 28th Century)
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    Some people were commenting on the size of the military budget of the United States of America. I simply agreed that it is rather large, but I thought a little more about it and realized that the more than six hundred billion was less than $2000 per capita, and thatís not all that much, but itís still more than I can afford. And it is also more than most Americans can afford, so, the country is adding more and more debt every year. If we were only wasting ...

    Updated 01-21-2020 at 05:09 PM by PeterL

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  2. Economic War

    by , 03-02-2018 at 08:39 AM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    Not all wars are examples of diplomacy failing. The economic war that Trump has set up is a personal affair, that he didnít negotiated with anyone; although at Davos he commented that a weak dollar would help U.S. trade. And it will; it will make U.S. goods less expensive than similar goods from other countries. That should help U.S. manufacturers to some degree. But a weak dollar will make the U.S. less desirable as a place to invest, because it will lower the values of capital assets, especially ...