Even at this latest juncture, it somehow escapes the mental capacity of today's EconoDunces to realize that Keynesian counter-cyclical policies taken to level '11' can never offset secular trade imbalances. We clearly live in a mentally challenged de facto Idiocracy.
This week's most staggering news for my part was Ron Paul's professed "kinship" with Bernie Sanders (on some issues) - two outsider thought leaders that I highly respect, but for different reasons. Bernie Sanders clearly understands poverty and Ron Paul understands prosperity. How they would reconcile their views and achieve prosperity for the majority is the question that has somehow eluded legions of soon-to-be-bankrupt PhDs. It's the multi-trillion dollar question that is becoming increasingly important as the globalized Ponzi scheme implodes.
One thing we know for certain is that slavish devotion to any economic ideology and its associated charlatans, is a dead-end.
But don't tell anyone because somehow it's still a secret...