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Let's Cut Out the Banks and Finance American Innovation

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Instead of thinking about government handouts, let's reframe the argument: What if the U.S. federal government started thinking of itself as an investor, instead of as a reluctant donor? Instead of a handout, the USG should expect a return (either social or financial) on whatever money it puts into a venture.
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Margaret Bassett passed away August 21, 2011. She was a treasured member of the Opednews.com editorial team for four years.

Margaret Bassett--OEN editor--is an 89-year old, currently living in senior housing, with a lifelong interest in political philosophy. Bachelors from State University of Iowa (1944) and Masters from Roosevelt University (1975) help to unravel important requirements for modern communication. Early introduction to computer science (1966) trumps them. It's payback time. She's been "entitled" so long she hopes to find some good coming off the keyboard into the lives of those who come after her.

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