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Carpenter Takes Buzz Saw to Economic Growth

This is not the first time in history some profound wisdom was conveyed by a carpenter. Erik Lindberg is not a professor, reformed Wall Street financier, economist, physicist, or even Tibetan monk. He’s just a carpenter with a Ph.D. in English and Comparative Literature, and a guy who has taken the time to sit back and ponder what the fuck we are doing here on Earth in the 21st century.

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Economic Growth Hell

Again yesterday, we heard the promise of 4%-plus U.S. GDP growth in the coming years. Monday, I believe it was President-Elect Donald Trump’s new Treasury Secretary appointee Steven Mnuchin I saw across the gym on MSNBC making the promise. A few weeks ago we heard him promise 3 to 4 percent.

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