Are things too far gone to fix?
When the system collapses, it is essentially ‘fixed’..........
I'm thinking that it is...
” - - - Are things too far gone to fix?”
Duh, isn’t that called “To Big to Fail?”
Yes, assuming you mean “fix” as in “repair before it breaks”.
Implementing a 30-year plan to eliminate the debt (a full generation!) would require a 50% cut in _all_ non-debt-service spending _RIGHT_NOW_. Since, as indicated by the point of this thread, doing so would cause massive rioting unto civil war, that’s not an option. And it’s the best, lowest-impact, most-expedient option available; few other “options” do anything but delay the crash, and those few would have equivalent social-unrest consequences.
Bread flour is $16 for 50lbs at Costco. Stock up. Gonna get ugly.
You're kidding, right? Imagine cattle @ feedlot being loaded for a one-way trip to the slaughterhouse. At what point do they realize it was all a set-up from the git-go? When the stunbolt gun is being lowered to their head?
On our human/national time frame, the system that is harvesting the assets of tax donkeys and other associated productive people was launched in 1913. It really was ingenious - how many people knew the eventual outcome and played the suckers for all they were worth?
There's a reason they don't teach this exponential curve in school. The sheer ussustainability would be so obvious even the most clueless would catch on to the con: