Remember, there’s no magic or mystery to our formula: S = rv (w-w – w-l). The net satisfaction in a society equals the real value of the win-win deals minus the cost of the win-lose deals. To make it super simple: The fewer deals in which someone is forced to do something he doesn’t want to do (win-lose), the better off we all are.
• The military-industrial-security complex at a rate of about $1 trillion a year, including the estimated $7 trillion bill for the Iraq debacle.
• The Wall Street-Fed complex, with its control of the fake-money system.
• The medical-pharmaceutical-zombie complex.
Butting heads with the deep state: We've described the three zombie-crony zones where no politician wants to go: entitlements, Wall Street and the Pentagon. The entitlees provide the votes. Wall Street provides the fake money. The Pentagon provides the fake enemies and the illusion of security. A friend wrote to suggest a fourth candidate: ‘I would nominate a fourth big deal in the win-lose category: the K–12/university-industrial complex. Run by the employees, for the employees. Consumes more than ten percent of GDP.’