|The Thrive movement, led by film-maker Foster Gamble, uncovers one of the Big 4 Mega Economic Reforms - the 10s of trillions in the CAFRs. After discovering Walter Burien's lonely 20-year campaign to discover the 10s of thousands of Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports nationwide, Gamble explains how trillions of taxpayer money have been hidden for decades. Other writers (Ellen Brown, me) have commented on this Mother of all Rainy Day Funds too.
We are NOT broke.
It is a lie to say we are. Treasurers and Comptrollers have a duty to the public to disclose these funds and not to prop up failing Wall Street. We cannot afford the 1% living on the backs of the 99% any longer.
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Scott Baker is a Managing Editor & The Economics Editor at Opednews, and a blogger for Huffington Post, Daily Kos, and Global Economic Intersection.
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