Re: BOOK: The Mystery of Capital

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Sat Oct 20 2001 - 08:42:29 MDT

Randy Smith wrote:
> The same happens everywhere!
> But it did not happen in Europe or Japan after WW2 b/c the "rebuilding" of
> those countries took place under the auspices of the relatively uncorrupt US
> military.
> Too bad American can't be rebuilt every 30 years in some similar
> fashion--kind of like scaling a boat hull for barnacles.

It seems there are some cities in Germany that bemoan upgrading their
infrastructure because they did not have the good luck to be bombed to
smithereens during the war (and therefore rebuilt afterwards by the US).

Here's a new theory: Countries in need of development attack the US
because they want us to bomb the hell out of them and rebuild them
afterwards... ;)

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