Operation prosperity : fixing America's economy : a practical and ecological guide for individuals and governments / by Christopher C. Lai.

Lai, Christopher C., 1955-

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PREFACE	1

INTRODUCTION	v

CHAPTER ONE: CHEATING AMERICA	1

CHAPTER TWO: MYTHS & REALITIES	7
	Deficit Myth	7
	Deficit Reality	8
	National Debt Myth	8
	National Debt Reality	8
	T- ax Myth	8
	Tax Reality	8
	International Trade Myth	10
	International Trade Reality	10
	Energy Myth	11
	Energy Reality	11
	Recvcling Myth	12
	Recvcling Reality	12
	Unemplo,,,ment Myth	14
	Unemplo-,-ment Reality	14
	Natural Disaster Myth	15
	Natural Disaster Reality	15

CHAPTER THREE: FACTS & TRENDS	17
	Budget Facts	17
	Budget Trends	18
	Federal Tax Facts	18
	Federal Tax Trends	20
        Annual Deficit Facts	20
        Annual Deficit Trends	21
        National Debt Facts	21
        National Debt Trends	22
        Interest On National Debt Facts	23
        Interest On National Debt Trends	24
        World Trade Fact	24
        World Trade Trend	24
        Trade Deficit Facts: Japan	24
        Trade Deficit Trends: Japan	25
        Trade Deficit Facts: OPEC	26
        Trade Deficit Trends: OPEC	26
        Trade Deficit Facts: Germany	27
        Trade Deficit Trends: Germany	27
        Trade Deficit Facts: China	28
        Trade Deficit Trends: China	28
        World Trade Deficit Facts	29
        World Trade Deficit Trends	29
        Automobile Industry Facts	29
        Automobile Industry Trends	30
        Lumber Industry Facts	30
        Lumber Industry Trends	31
        Steel Industry Facts	31
        Steel Industry Trends	32
        Electrical Energy Facts	32
        Electrical Energy Trends	32
        Energy Conservation Facts	33
        Energy Conservation Trends	33
        Biomass Energy Facts	34
        Biomass Energy Trends	36
        Garbage Facts	36
        Garbage Trends	37
        Pollution Facts	37
        Pollution Trends	37
        Employment Facts	38
        Employment Trends	38
	Crime Facts	39
	Crime Trends	39
	Housing Facts	39
	Housing Trends	40

CHAPTER FOUR: FEDERAL TRUST FUND DECEPTION	41
	Government Accounting	41
	Political Games	45
	Deficit Masking	49
	Interest Rates	50
	Higher Taxes	51
	Trust Fund Solvency	51

CHAPTER FOUR: FUNDAMENTALS & PERSPECTIVES	53
	Government's Function	53
	Economics	54

CHAPTER SIX: INCOME CONSERVATION	65
	Automotive	66
	Building Energy Conservation	68
	Federal Pension	69
	Social Security	73
	Medicare & Medicaid	76
	Farm Subsidies	77
	FEM	79
	Welfare System AFDC 	83

CHAPTER SEVEN: INCOME GENERATION	91
	Biomass Farms	93
	Garbage Profit Centers	97
	Tire Recycling	112
	Sewage Plants	113
	U.S. Government Online	115

CHAPTER EIGHT:
ECONOMIC COMPETITION & STIMULATION	jig
	Internal Revenue Service	119
	Personal Income Tax	120
	Corporate Income Tax	140
	Foreign Trade Zones	142
	Ethanol Market Development	143
	GATT Reform	144
	Label Laws	146
	Pass Through Rebate Laws	148

CHAPTER NINE: WE WANT P.E.A.C.E	151
	P.E.A.C.E	151
	Electric Power Industry	154
        Automotive Industry	158
        Alternative Fuels	164
        Oil Evolution	167
        Foreign Trade Deficits	172
        Foreign Trade Zones	173
        Codex Revisions	174
        Construction Industry	175
        Recycling Evolution	176
        Education	178
        Welfare	181
        Biomass Industry	184
        Energy Technologies	185
        Employment Development Department	186

CHAPTER TEN: DEFICITS & TAXES: CONCLUSION	187
	CRAPPY Politicians	202

APPENDIX A:
TRUST FUND PROGRAMS AND THE FEDERAL DEFICIT	205
	Over-view	205

APPENDIX B: LEGISLATION & AGENCIES	231
	State Agency	231
	Trade Legislation	232
	NAFI'A	233
	Energy Legislation	234
	Environmental Legislation	239
	Technology Legislation	242
	Welfare Legislation	242

APPENDIX C: TECHNOLOGIES	245
	Energy	246
	Recycling Technologies	254
	Automotive Technologies	256
	Construction Technologies	265

	APPENDIX D: BIOMASS RESOURCES	269
	Legal Resources	275

	APPENDIX E: ECOLOGICAL	277
	Co-Op America	277
	CALMAX	278

	APPENDIX F: INTERNET SITES	279

APPENDIX G: POLITICAL RESOURCES	281
FURTHER READING	283
GLOSSARY	285
INDEX	309