Originally posted on The Poor Man's Survival Blog:
Bruce’s Poor Man Survival Bulletin
A Digest of Urban Survival Resources
For Independent Minded People!
In This Issue:
- 1. How Americans gave away their freedom & became poor
- 2. Free Consumer Resource Guides, Cut Commute Costs
- 3. Self Watering Containers, Save a Life Simulator
- 4. I’d rather shop than exercise my freedom
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
– William James
How Did Americans Become Poor?
“If you can understand why a bathtub empties when the drain is opened, you can understand why Americans are now as poor as church mice.”
Not long ago, we Americans were rich; now we are poor. How did that happen?
Actually, Americans are worse than “poor” – Americans are staggeringly indebted, in debt beyond anything that can ever be repaid.
(other than with worthless, hyperinflated dollars) and thus with a negative per-capita…
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