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Carson Perspective: Carson City’s poised for a rebound thanks to tough, spirited residents

Carson City looks resilient and poised for revival. - In a word, it’s tough. More on toughness later from the outlandish 20th century Baltimore sage H.L. Mencken. But first, let’s look at what laid Carson City and the nation low of late, relying on the same prophetic sage of yesteryear.“The fundamental cause of panics and business depressions is probably nothing more subtle than the desire to get something for nothing,” wrote the author and columnist. A collapse follows, he said, because resultant fictitious wealth is proved to be just that.The corollary also is true. Fictitious poverty after a collapse is …

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