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Subject: Re: Will the Bailout Plan Work? Date: 10/5/2008 7:40 PM
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usually, they come up with a war on foreign soil to both distract the US citizens and also to boost the economy

Eh, the Great Depression went on for ~10 years before war broke out, with no political coups in the U.S. The Long Depression (1873-1896) is another example of a major depression that didn't end by getting involved in a war. I'm still skeptical.

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