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Pretty sure everyone with even a couple of functional brain cells can see that everything is falling apart. Whether by design or coincidence can be debated, personally I believe it is a mix of by design and unintended consequences thrown in for good measure. Inflation, Crime, Random acts of violence, a failed public education system, supply chain malfunctions, work force participation, illegal immigration, food shortages, sheer Government incompetence, Polarization and Deep Divisions, A general mix of fear and hostility out in society. The list just keeps going to the point that the list of things NOT wrong and messed up is a lot shorter than the list of things that ARE wrong and messed up.
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I’d point out the SVB depositors bailout as a “national disaster”.