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Guilt, Fear, Lies and the New York Times

hsalaw Wrote: Aug 20, 2012 2:58 AM
Wow. So insightful, DollBaby. Your comment is inane, but I'll respond to it. Mr. Payne is absolutely right in all particulars, but I'll pick these: (1) No one believes anything in the NY Times; (2) no sane person would attempt to follow any example set by any European nation; and (3) there's no free lunch when the takers outnumber the producers.

I'm not a glutton for punishment, but I was somewhere and saw a New York Times on the floor—so I picked it up.


Anyway, I see this article titled "America's Aversion to Taxes" and it's laced with all the dumb nonsense that celebrates socialism while promoting racism. This is the one-two punch the administration and its media allies have decided to go with. The author Eduardo Porter paints this glorious picture of socialized medicine in Europe, particularly Italy where greatness is measured by a social safety net rather than opportunity and upward mobility. Huge welfare and the veneer of free medicine is...