I picked this book out because of my enduring fascination with how the economic situation got to where it is today. I’m a major tightwad…a saver against that inevitable rainy day, when I lose my job, my health, or my home. Being rather fearful, I could never fully enjoy the benefits of the credit driven, leveraged pleasures of consumption. (I still have and use the bath towels I received at my bridal shower three decades ago.) And, naturally enough, I tend to defend my tightfistedness with certain sanctimoniousness. Remember when the “sensible cloth coat” had nothing to do with animal
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