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September 20, 2007

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Alvaro

Great quote. Now, reading his book, what I am finding fascinating is chapter 22, The Age of Turbulence. Greenspan talks about the cost of the world growing older and a greater percentage of people being above
age 65. If retirement age stays the same the stress on the pension funds and medicare systems increases ... companies and public policy need to wake up to this new reality

Atare Agbamu

David --

Thanks again for your timeless teaching.

-- Atare

lookcut

Great quote pull! I have to wonder what context this was taken out of though, I'll have to YouTube that episode. Thanks for the article!

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lookcut

Great quote pull! I have to wonder what context this was taken out of though, I'll have to YouTube that episode. Thanks for the article!

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jen_chan, writer SureFireWealth.com

Interesting... 50 years and still not much has changed. I guess it's easy to believe that the situation now is better than before simply because of the length of time that has passed. The question is: Will we ever get better or will someone in 50 years' time say the same thing?

David Wolfe

Lookcut -- My quote from Greenspan is not contextually dependent. It was an uncharacteristically nuance-free statement for Greenspan. You can see the entire interview at http://www.comedycentral.com b y clicking on "more videos" and doing a search for "Greenspan."

Ray Tapajna

We are reviewing Alan Greenspan's book - The Age of Turbulence at Bazarre Politics at http://www.bizarrepolitics.com

At first, we thought we would put up a page or two but now we are into the 7th article. The briges in life only run parallel with Greenspan's world. My life's journey tells me we lived in two different worlds. I grew up about the same time but my post-high education started in the factories where I worked while going to college. I found a vast void between the factory floors and the college class rooms. I also grew up in a family grocery store around this time.

My last article is titled - Greenspan Dancing in the Dark. He played in an orchestra prior to college and most likely played the popular tune on his clarinet or saxophone. It seems like he kept dancing in the dark his whole live relating to our economy. He joined Pres. Clinton who plays a saxophone in the most massive dislocation of jobs in history. While millions were losing their jobs, Pres. Clinton and Greenspan proclaimed prosperity. The unemployment rates were sham. Hurricane Katrina later proved they were and that a silent depression had existed in our land for many years.

We followed the trail that leads to the Land of "is" where everything depended on what your definition of "is" is. I never experienced Clinton's and Greenspan's world. My definition of "is" is based on a sixty year work history from the factory floors up to the highest echelon in computer corporations.

For our articles see Greenspan from the Trenches, Greenpsan for Whom the Bell Tolls,
Greenspan and Confessions for History and more at http://www.bizarrepolitics.com and http://tapsearch.com/tapartnews and http://tapsearch.com/flatworld

David Wolfe

Ray, Thanks for your insightful thoughts and the URLs which I will use to look at more of your thoughts.

David

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