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Warren Mosler: MMT to Congress: You are the scorekeepers for the US dollar, not a player! (July 30th, 2011)
That correct analogy is between scorekeepers in card games and your role as scorekeeper for the US dollar.

As scorekeeper in a card game, you keep track of how many points everyone has.
You award points to players with winning hands.
You subtract points from players with losing hands.

So as the scorekeeper, let me ask you:

How many points do you have?

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by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Sep 5th, 2013 at 04:57:19 AM EST
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