Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Waste Not, Want Not (Musical Tribute)

The following chart shows the amount spent on sewage and waste disposal construction as a percentage of wages and salaries.

Click to enlarge.

Waste not, want not

If you do not waste anything, you will always have enough.

I must admit that some posts are done mostly for the puns.

Source Data:
St. Louis Fed: Custom Chart


Rob Dawg said...

America's infrastructure deficit is gwtting worse as capital spending is moved over to cover out of control operating costs.

Stagflationary Mark said...

Rob Dawg,

I'm on a septic system. There was talk just before the Great Recession that we'd be getting a sewer line up our street. It would have been extremely expensive for me.

I think the odds of that happening have dropped enormously.

Failing infrastructure for the win!

Yay (for me)! Sigh (for the country).

mab said...

I must admit that some posts are done mostly for the puns.

Will the crappy recovery give us Soilent Green?

Stagflationary Mark said...


We must confine the soiling!

Let the stool pigeons flush out the con men, then can the con men and put them in the can.

Don't kick the canned con men convicts when they're down on the can in the can though. Let them eat cake. All they want? No. All they can!

Canned Laughter

mab said...

then can the con men and put them in the can

Put them in the can? No can "doo". How are they going to "doo" their "business" in the can? On the can? Well that's a different story.

Anyway, we typically just let them pay a fine and admit to no wrong "doing". The septic system works better that way, or so we are told.

As for Goldman, we put them in the Dow. Who says crime doesn't pay?

Stagflationary Mark said...


Who says crime doesn't pay?

Can't do the crime if you haven't got the time!

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