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Mitchell’s laws:
●The more federal budgets are cut and taxes increased, the weaker an economy becomes.
●Austerity is the government’s method for widening the gap between rich and poor,
which ultimately leads to civil disorder.
●Until the 99% understand the need for federal deficits, the upper 1% will rule.
To survive long term, a monetarily non-sovereign government must have a positive balance of payments.
●Those, who do not understand the differences between Monetary Sovereignty and monetary non-sovereignty, do not understand economics.
●The penalty for ignorance is slavery.
●Everything in economics devolves to motive.

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You’ve heard this before:

Boehner: “Let’s Be Honest … We’re Broke

That was last year. Now more recently:

Sen. Ted Cruz says legislation raising the debt ceiling is among the best leverage that Congress has to rein in the White House and should include changes to the nation’s new health insurance system.

The Texas Republican said Sunday in addition to what he calls “Obamacare,” Republicans should also look for a “significant” plan to reduce new spending and avoiding new taxes.

He points out that past debt ceiling authorizations included changes to the banking system and mandatory budget cuts.

Think about it. Both political parties, but especially the Tea/Republicans, have told the gullible American public that the federal debt is too high. Right wingers have been screaming this for years.

So what is their solution? Raise the debt ceiling, — if they get their way on other legislative issues, like the Affordable Care Act and reduced taxes on the rich.

If someone truly believes the debt is too high, the last thing they would propose is a legislative barter that raises the debt.

Can you imagine saying this to your wife: “Our debt is way too high. We are broke. But, I’ll go along with borrowing even more and going even deeper into debt, if you agree to buy the Porche I like rather than the Rolls Royce you like.”

It’s nonsensical, for two reasons:

1. If you believed federal debt were too high, your solutions would involve reducing the debt, not increasing it.

2. The federal government is not like you and me. It is Monetarily Sovereign. It creates dollars at will. Debt is not a burden. What erroneously is called “debt,” is nothing more than the total of private deposits in T-security accounts at the Federal Reserve Bank.

Do we dare ask the American people to think about this question: If the nation’s primary debt hawks are prepared to raise the federal “debt” as a political bargaining tool, how real is that debt?

The answer: The federal, so-called, “debt” is not like any other debt. The “debt” is, in fact, bank deposits. The federal debt, being the total of T-security deposits at the Federal Reserve Bank, essentially is identical to deposits in bank savings accounts.

How does the federal government “pay off” its debt? The same way a bank “pays off” its savings accounts. It transfers dollars from a depositor’s savings account to the depositor’s checking account.

Period. Done.

The very fact that the Republicans, and indeed both parties, wish to continue raising the debt ceiling, is proof positive that the so-called “debt” is not a threat, but is necessary for economic growth.

The federal debt is a phony bogeyman, the sole purpose of which today is to convince the American people that spending on social benefits should be limited.

It does nothing more or less than widen the gap between the rich and the rest — exactly what Congress and the President have been paid to do.

Rodger Malcolm Mitchell
Monetary Sovereignty

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Nine Steps to Prosperity:
1. Eliminate FICA (Click here)
2. Medicare — parts A, B & D plus long term nursing care — for everyone (Click here)
3. Send every American citizen an annual check for $5,000 or give every state $5,000 per capita (Click here)
4. Free education (including post-grad) for everyone. Click here
5. Salary for attending school (Click here)
6. Eliminate corporate taxes (Click here)
7. Increase the standard income tax deduction annually
8. Increase federal spending on the myriad initiatives that benefit America’s 99% (Click here)
9. Federal ownership of all banks (Click here)

10 Steps to Economic Misery: (Click here:)
1. Maintain or increase the FICA tax..
2. Spread the myth Social Security, Medicare and the U.S. government are insolvent.
3. Cut federal employment in the military, post office, other federal agencies.
4. Broaden the income tax base so more lower income people will pay.
5. Cut financial assistance to the states.
6. Spread the myth federal taxes pay for federal spending.
7. Allow banks to trade for their own accounts; save them when their investments go sour.
8. Never prosecute any banker for criminal activity.
9. Nominate arch conservatives to the Supreme Court.
10. Reduce the federal deficit and debt

No nation can tax itself into prosperity, nor grow without money growth. Monetary Sovereignty: Cutting federal deficits to grow the economy is like applying leeches to cure anemia.
Two key equations in economics:
1. Federal Deficits – Net Imports = Net Private Savings
2. Gross Domestic Product = Federal Spending + Private Investment and Consumption – Net Imports

THE RECESSION CLOCK
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As the federal deficit growth lines drop, we approach recession, which will be cured only when the lines rise.

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