Krugman's New Extraterrestrial Economic Plan For America

By: Jeff Berwick | Tue, Aug 16, 2011
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The collapse of the US Government and US dollar is really turning into some of the best entertainment you can find. We've been enjoying it for the profit alone with our large position in gold and hard asset related investments. Just the humor, however, is worth the price of admission. We've stopped watching comedy movies. Will Ferrell can't beat this.

The biggest laughs of them all come from Paul Krugman of the New York Times. Krugman, as anyone with a functioning cerebrum knows, is nothing but a court jester or sideshow act of the collapse.


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He looks like an insane, homeless man. And I realize that I just insulted insane, homeless men around the world.

Adding to the laugh factor, everything he says sounds like what an insane, homeless man would say! It's hard to know where to even begin with him.

Perhaps the funniest thing about Krugman is that he promotes himself as having won the Nobel Prize in Economics. There is, for the record, no such thing.

It'd be like if the Nantucket Bowling League had a "Nantucket Nobel Bowling Prize" and you went around town telling people you won the Nobel Prize in Bowling.

What Krugman attests to have won is a Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. This "prize" is handed out by the central bank of Sweden, Sveriges Riksbank. Surprise, surprise... a central bank likes crazed Keynesian loudmouths.

In other words, it has no connection to the Nobel Prize whatsoever. Not that any connection to the Nobel Prize would be anything about which to crow. War-monger Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize, after all!

But it is funny nonetheless that Krugman promotes himself this way.

But, today, Krugman even outdid.... Krugman!

He went on the State Broadcasting Network (known as "CNN" to most) to debate another Statist. That is the only kind of debates allowed on State Media in the US, after all.

His opponent stated that he approves of state spending on things as long as they are "useful" things. Krugman, offering the other side of the Statist argument, vehemently disagreed. Krugman said that ALL state spending is good and helps the economy.

Both are sadly, dangerously incorrect, of course. But even in this battle of the losers, Krugman loses.

Looking dishelved and unkempt, Krugman responded, "Look at World War II!", espousing the usual incorrect Keynesian propaganda that World War II pulled the US out of the Great Depression. And then he showed the insanity of his position.

He stated that even if we could come up with some artificial space attack by aliens, that THAT would help the economy! (You have to see it to believe it - below)

 


CNN - Fake Alien Invasion Can Improve The Economy

 

After all, we'd all be busy working on laser guns and outer space weapons technology, putting not only America back to work, but the entire world!

And, in that one statement, he showed the ludicrousity of modern Keynesian dogma.

So, if everyone in the world stopped what they were doing for a few years... No new iPads... no new flat screen TVs, no food production - except for subsistence level... and we all devoted all our time, effort and capital to preparing for a non-existant war, we'd be better off?

But even this isn't the worst part. That's how you know we are all screwed.

The worst part is that no one laughed.

 


 

Jeff Berwick

Author: Jeff Berwick

Jeff Berwick
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Jeff Berwick

Anarcho-Capitalist. Libertarian. Freedom fighter against mankind's two biggest enemies, the State and the Central Banks. Jeff Berwick is the founder of The Dollar Vigilante, CEO of TDV Media & Services and host of the popular video podcast, Anarchast. Jeff is a prominent speaker at many of the world's freedom, investment and gold conferences as well as regularly in the media including CNBC, CNN and Fox Business.

Jeff's background in the financial markets dates back to his founding of Canada's largest financial website, Stockhouse.com, in 1994. In the late '90s the company expanded worldwide into 8 different countries and had 250 employees and a market capitalization of $240 million USD at the peak of the "tech bubble". To this day more than a million investors use Stockhouse.com for investment information every month.

Jeff was the CEO from 1994 until 2002 when he sold the company and still continued on as a director afterwards until 2007. Afterwards, Berwick went forth to live on and travel the world by sailboat but after one year of sailing his boat sank in a storm off the coast of El Salvador. After being saved clinging to his surfboard with nothing but a pair of surfing shorts left of all his material possessions he decided to "live nowhere" and travel the world as spontaneously as possible with one overarching goal: See and understand the world with his own eyes, not through the lens of the media.

He went on to visit nearly 100 countries over four years and did and saw things that no education could ever teach. He met and spoke with a plethora of amazing people, from self-made billionaires to some of the brightest minds in finance - as well as entrepreneurs from a broad range of backgrounds and locations from tech companies in southern China to resource developers in Mongolia, Thailand, Russia and Chile. He also read everything he could find on how the world really works... politically and financially. A pursuit he continues to this day.

He expatriated, long ago from his country of birth, Canada, and considers himself a citizen of the world. He has lived in numerous locales since including Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Bangkok and currently lives in Acapulco, Mexico and is building a home in Cafayate, Argentina. In essence, everything he writes about here for TDV he has done or is doing.

As well, during his travels, both real and virtual (through the internet), he met some amazing people who have a similar shared vision of what is currently going on in the world and enticed them to come aboard TDV and provide their own brand of analysis.

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