Saturday, October 11, 2008

...Its Hour Come Round At Last... (Will Grigg)

Will Grigg on the economic apocalypse that he and Austrian School economists (as well as Ron Paul) predicted would come:

A little more than a week ago, emissaries from the Power Elite fanned out on Capitol Hill to bribe, brow-beat, and threaten congressmen into passing the Economic Dictatorship Enabling Act.

We were told that the last argument they deployed to break down the resistance of recalcitrant representatives took the form of a terrorist's ultimatum: Either give us what we want, or economic misery and armed violence will ensue, in the form of a global market meltdown and troops on the streets of American cities.

I suspect that the truth is even more sinister than what we were told, that the actual threat took the form of the rapist's instructions to his victim: "It's going to happen anyway, so you might as well stop resisting and get it over with."

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