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St. Paul businesses failing in wake of Minn. gov’t. shutdown

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Downtown St. Paul is suffering the Keynesian multiplier in reverse (via @obsoletedogma).

Beyond the 22,000 public sector workers who are out of work during government shutdown, businesses that depend on government traffic have cut hours and laid off workers, according to the Star Tribune:


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Comment by Joe Tittiger
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Looks like the city would be better off if these government workers got into a business that did not depend in stealing off of their neighbors.

The business in the article that complains about paying rent was probably put in that position by government regulation that did not allow him to live business wise within his means.    Remember that "government is a disease posing as the cure."