And in the process we are being subjected to base lies about "recovery" and the wisdom of our stimulus-crazed Keynesian central bankers. The icing on the cake applied by the political establishment is layer upon layer of dishonest "statistics."
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What is happening to America is that all of the surplus in the system accumulated over decades of success is being used up.
If you have any belief that the economy, the legal system, the electoral system, our foreign policy, or the immigration fiasco are being managed by grownups and patriots, you have just woken up from a 30-year coma.
 "Whither The Economy?" By Paul Craig Roberts, Zero Hedge, 9/5/15.