The only way to get the notion of DEFICIT through to the Australian people is by practical demonstration This is how we debunk the Hockey lie about our financial status in the minds of average Australians.
To Mr. Stiglitz who, by the way is a REAL Economist; DEFICIT under control is the only way to run a country on a Capitalist Planet. I am sure that I could rely on Mr. Keating to agree on this one also.
Allright, our example is of a young family with a new addition, a little baby girl. The old 5kg capacity washing machine has to go. They do their sums and reach the conclusion that they can borrow the money for an 8.5kg capacity washer and afford to make the repayments with no ill effects on the family’s economy.
The family is now effectively in Deficit, BUT, they improved the quality of their lives i.e. less visits to their laundry room, less effort and a lot of time saved which they can spend on leisure and more quality time with their kids.
I wonder if a “Treasurer” of the caliber of Mr. Hockey (.77) would have the wits to have an inkling of what I am writing about.
The lies that he has spread about these two easily understood concepts of DEFICIT and SURPLUS will send him to the Soup Kitchen for defeated Arse Lickers.
Ask Mr. Stglitz and Mr. Keating.
This is what is happening in our town. Whilst walking the dog, this thing had been stepped on by a motorbike or a horse, contents nowhere to be seen, kids could pick them up. Just thrown out of a car window. Innocents are at risk.
I’ve been raving on about these terms which have become so boring , for want of a more accurate (expletive) term, to describe my feelings.I’ve been looking at Leftist “intellectuals” who are obviously more elitist than the people from the Right who they accuse of being “Elitist”. They claim to be Lefties but continue to deride the “little people” who they claim to be supporting. In my future posts I will be exploring this hypocrisy in further detail. Ungreedy vs Greedy seems to me to be much preferable to Left vs Right.
More to come..
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Reconciliation and other closely related topics are high on the Old Fella’s agenda. We’ll start with some illustrations of the INCLUSIVE nature of Australian Aboriginal Culture, beginning with the Maccassans in northern Australia around 600 or so years ago.
This INCLUSIVE quality stands in opposition to the European qualities of EXCLUSIVE and ALIENATING.
I’m studying hard to ensure that I do a good piece of work on this one as it is so important to the soul of our Country/Nation/Place where we live.
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