Egypt Spring

By Thomas Macauley on
“Yah, something big could happen as cornerstones crumble. If the ‘middle class’ is reduced to having value only what they hold in matresses, they will be left to act just as in Egypt today… especially if our government imposes controls to compensate for monetary failures like outlawing all sorts of private transactions and private holdings and requiring certain other transactions. I still have more confidence that our lack of a true police state will allow police and some government hierarchy to remain good intercessors. We will have ways to release ‘steam’ to avoid the *most* dangerous stuff. I must be feeling chatty today… and optimistic?”

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