It is not easy to ruin the American economy; doing nothing usually means it repairs itself and soon is healthier than before a recession.(full story by VDH "How to Weaken an Economy" at pjmedia.com)
But don’t despair: there are plenty of ways to slow down even an inherently strong economy. History offers plenty of examples. But as more contemporary models, take your pick of successfully ruined economies — the Venezuelan, the Cuban, the North Korean, the Greek, the Italian, the Portuguese, or pretty much any from Mediterranean Africa to the Cape of Good Hope.
There are certain commonalities about why and how they fail. Let’s review some of them.
Top Down, Not Bottom Up
The War of Words
Everywhere A War
Success is Failure
Finally, I would double down. The more higher taxes, class warfare, bigger government, borrowing, zero interest, and political stasis began to slow down the economy, the more I would demand more of them all, and declare that the economy is expanding and growing. Again, the key to fine tuning a properly moribund economy is to stay the course — and learn to redefine failure as success.
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