atomic_fungus (atomic_fungus) wrote,

#4440: This works only if you trust the US government numbers.

US GDP is expanding, which is different from everyone else in the world! That's right, the US has decoupled from the world economy and unlike everyone else on the planet our GDP is growing! It's wonderful news, everyone!

...except, of course, for the fact that our GDP is artificially inflated by record deficit spending.

The numbers are lies.

There is no economic expansion taking place in the US.

The article concludes on this very point.

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The last hour of work tonight took an inordinate amount of energy out of me, and I'm not sure why. I was ready for work to be over at 7, but it wasn't over until 8, and damn....

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I expect to feel better after dinner, though.

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