Economics demonstrates that FOREGONE consumption that is rather INVESTED, increases overall economic prosperity.
This is the bane, i.e. the weakness of Keynsianism. Keynsianism says that consumption drives prosperity. That's true when private investment has been CROWDED OUT by government spending. Money spent by government is money NOT invested by the private economy.
Government spending must be reduced. There will be a temporary shock as investment dollars realign to private investment.
Again, the government "stimulus" is equivalent to crack. The "realignment" is equivalent to detox. And the private investment is the former crack addict engaging in productive activity.
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