Crime in decline, but why? Low inflation among theories
This is a discussion on Crime in decline, but why? Low inflation among theories within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; LOW inflation? Dudes, the price of gold (in US $) has doubled in one year. That means that everything that we import is going to ...
October 28th, 2011 06:54 PM
LOW inflation? Dudes, the price of gold (in US $) has doubled in one year. That means that everything that we import is going to double in price, too, soon. As people figure out that the US is just printing more paper $, without anything more to back them (indeed, we have less worth than 1 year ago, due to wars and loss of manufacturing facilities) they will have no choice but to demand more US $ for everything that they sell us. If they do anything less, they will be losing money on their products. Nobody can afford to do that.
October 28th, 2011 08:07 PM
My county has 66,000 registered concealed carry people. That means out of 1 million in that county, 1 out of 15 people have a gun (or a permit to have one) on their person.
Kind of like a very real game russian roulette for the bad guys.
October 28th, 2011 08:56 PM
Gun ownership is up, crime rates are down. Funny how that works.... Gun Ownership Up, Crime Down
Originally Posted by tomtsr
October 28th, 2011 09:46 PM
Your argument assumes there is another market available to sell your goods at a higher price. The reality is that there is no other market like the US and the prices will be whatever we can afford to pay. Without the US those products you speak of will sit in storage and rot.
Originally Posted by lanky
Do not go gentle into that good night.
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
October 28th, 2011 09:49 PM
While I suspect inflation will rear its ugly head, the above is wrong. There are several other factors that go into the price of gold and other commodities, but double, no.
the price of gold (in US $) has doubled in one year. That means that everything that we import is going to double in price, too, soon
But........I am not an economist. I am the 54% that make up 86% of my statistics. I just barefaced lie the rest of the time, without the benefit of bogus statistics.
"He went on two legs, wore clothes and was a human being, but nevertheless he was in reality a wolf of the Steppes. He had learned a good deal . . . and was a fairly clever fellow. What he had not learned, however, was this: to find contentment in himself and his own life. The cause of this apparently was that at the bottom of his heart he knew all the time (or thought he knew) that he was in reality not a man, but a wolf of the Steppes."
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