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Future Generations

curmudgeon10 Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 7:56 AM
good idea, loyal. if those rich wont work enough, we can send them to a special place. lets make up a new name for the camps for the recalcitrant rich. i suggest gulag. that sounds about right.
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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