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04/03/2011

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Michael Douglas Bosc

I posted this blog today http://bit.ly/dW2gXB then I spoke with Lilliput Review explaining that I take an interest in US politics as I have family there and blog about both US & UK politics. he suggested I read your blog then I replied with this:-

Having read this I notice everyone seems to have lost the obvious, the infrastructure is in ruins, rail tracks need updating so it can take the new high speed trains, the roads need relaying and more tankers, trucks etc need to be produced to move the oil thats stuck in Mid West America. There are no pipelines, and the bridges need re-building, all this would provide work for people, get the country moving and on the go again. If you dont invest in your own country why should anyone else? Lilliput suggested that I let you see this you might be interested you are welcome to fllow me on either facebook, twitter, or both. Kind regards

Michael Douglas Bosc (author)

Morocco Bama

I hear the Nuclear Industry is hiring Liquidators, if anybody's interested. I think they pay above average wages. When it comes time for your employee evaluation with them, they're said to give glowing reviews. What's not to like?

Bill Hicks

Tying this into yesterday's post about gas prices, these are also the types of jobs most vulnerable to being destroyed as gas prices continue to rise. Whether or not Americans want to eat and drink to forget the economy, if more of their income is going into their gas tank they have less with which to buy food and drinks. Hence the economy is even more vulnerable to an oil price shock now than it was during 2008.

Looks like it is shaping up to be a very interesting summer.

John Andersen

After nearly 18 years of self-employment, my customer base has eroded to the point where I'm likely to close it down, and continue on as a supervisor with a building services contractor.

The business going down: residential carpet cleaning.

Gas prices have something to do with it. Also, is the fact that many former customers simply don't have the spare money to pay for my services.

Jason

"Having read this I notice everyone seems to have lost the obvious, the infrastructure is in ruins, rail tracks need updating so it can take the new high speed trains, the roads need relaying and more tankers, trucks etc need to be produced to move the oil thats stuck in Mid West America. There are no pipelines, and the bridges need re-building, all this would provide work for people, get the country moving and on the go again. If you dont invest in your own country why should anyone else? Lilliput suggested that I let you see this you might be interested you are welcome to fllow me on either facebook, twitter, or both. "

To: Michael Douglas Bosc (author) - NO KIDDING!


Tony Weddle

Michael,

Hi speed trains are a waste of resources. New oil pipelines are a waste of resources. What most people seem to miss is that it is not just the US that ignores natural limits, everyone does, including Michael Douglas Bosc. The message of this blog is that the US is in decline and there is NO WAY OUT. To me, that applies to all developed nations and probably to developing nations with a bit of delay.

Morocco Bama

Exactly, Tony. One has to ask the question, why is the Plutocratic Oligarchy not investing money in the United States? I think the answer is obvious, and it's not the one the Economists are giving. Steve Ballmer cashed out a sizable percentage of his stock holdings at Microsoft this past November. Wouldn't you love to know what he did with the proceeds, aside from the general explanation the article gives? I bet a portion of it has gone to shorting the dollar in keeping with what his buddy, Bill Gates has been doing since at least 2004....and Warren Buffet. When are The Masses going to administer the Mussolini treatment to these dirt bags, if ever?

http://news.cnet.com/8301-10805_3-20022007-75.html

Gail

Cannot thank you enough for that link to Noam Chomsky's doc.

Just, WOW. I am still reeling.

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