George Washington’s Blog
Thursday, Sept 18, 2008
In his book “Secrets of the Temple: How the Federal Reserve Runs the Country”, leading journalist William Greider said that the economy is like a poker game. He said that it is human nature to want to get all of the chips, but noted that - if one person does get all of the chips - the game ends.
In other words, the game of capitalism only continues as long as everyone has some money to play with. If the government and corporations take everyone’s money, the game ends.