Operating On A Deficit

Strange Island

(I am working on a larger piece.  And this is simply me trying to understand what is going on.  I kind of think money is important and it is important to know how it is manipulated and what happens to our taxes.  In some countries we pay a lot, and, in theory we are supposed to receive stuff back for those taxes.  But we pay our taxes sometimes and then the Government says, “I’m sorry.  Because of a deficit you will not be benefiting from those taxes.  In fact, you must pay more and receive less services so we can send your moneys elsewhere.”)

I think economics is a very interesting subject. Money itself is a rather abstract concept. Yes, you can hold a Euro or a dollar in your hand, and you can buy your dinner with it, but what you are holding is a value system which represents…

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