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Future Generations

Chris from Kalifornia Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 7:21 PM
Hey! No Problem! The libs are in charge, they can just print as much money as they need to pay everyone's share of the debt. There see? Problem handled.
Is there any reason for today's Americans to care about what happens to tomorrow's Americans? After all, what have tomorrow's Americans done for today's Americans? Moreover, since tomorrow's Americans don't vote, we can dump on them with impunity. That's a vision that describes the actual behavior of today's Americans. It would be seen as selfish, callous and ruthless only if it were actually articulated. Let's look at it.

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