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No Entitlements

crs2000 Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 7:50 AM
Hong Kong and Singapore are the greatest freedom on the planet and it is for a reason they WORK and they take responsiblity in life.... depending on gov only enslaves those that depend and the USA is being enslaved more and more and more... the control and power of our gov is very dangerious our founding fathers are crying in there graves... over the lost of freedom here in the USA very very sad... :*(

SINGAPORE -- While the U.S. unemployment rate "dropped" to 7.7 percent last month -- a figure even The Washington Post acknowledged was due "...in large part because the labor force fell by 350,000..." -- here in this modern and prosperous city-state of slightly more than 5 million people, unemployment is practically nonexistent.

A taxi driver tells me, "Everyone here works." With unemployment at an astonishingly low 1.9 percent, he is nearly right.

In part, this is due to a work ethic that seems to be in the genes here. But there is something else at work that should astound...