Saturday, January 7, 2012

The Fed: A Lego builder's perspective

2009 (Year 1 of Obama's office) -
LEGO Star Wars Clone Walker Battle Pack (#8014) – $10.99
2012 (Year 4 of Obama's office)
LEGO Star Wars Elite Clone Troopers and Commando Droid Battle Pack (mouthful) – $12.99

Ah, come on.  Obama, Bernanke, and their cronies only devalued the dollar by 20% in his first term.  That's a pretty small percentage considering the economy he inherited from a Republican president – the economy, I should add, wherein you could purchase Lego Star Wars sets for $10.  And some people think printing money can solve every problem...