by Alternative World News Network
A novel idea:
maybe the reason the
US is in a spiraling debt is because the US government has been
spending money on all the wrong places (including
Jack Ma, founder of
Alibaba.com and one of the richest
men in the world, believes
this is the case.
"Over the past thirty
years, the Americans had thirteen wars spending 40.2 trillion
dollars," said Ma, speaking at the World Economic Forum in
"What if they spent a
part of that money on building up the infrastructure, helping
the white-collar and the blue-collar workers? No matter how
strategically good it is, you're supposed to spend money on your
"And the other money
which I'm curious about is that when I was young, all I heard
about America was Ford and Boeing and those big manufacturing
The last 10-20 years,
all I heard about is Silicon Valley and Wall Street," he
"And what happened?
2008: the financial crisis wiped out 19.2 trillion dollars
in the USA alone and destroyed 34 million jobs globally.
So, what if the spent
on Wall Street and the Middle East was spent on the Mid-West of
the United States, developing the industry there?
That could change a
Perhaps the real issue is
the allowance of a small group of financiers to control the money.
The Federal Reserve is a
private company and has been doling out cash to the US, on
loan, since 1913 (when it was created). They've been putting the
taxpayers into debt ever since.
"it's not that other
countries steal jobs from you guys, it is your strategy!"
Perhaps it's time to
buckle down, stop wasting money on bombs that cost $1 million each,
and start placing the money into a new world of technological
advances, including solar powered roads, graphene bridges and
Plan for the future and