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In Fairness: The Puny Intellects of Mere Liberals

James761 Wrote: Jul 22, 2012 5:42 PM
Yeah, that phrase "too big to fail"...It's a complete fallacy in reality. Human history is replete with governments & nations growing bigger, becoming nearly word wide empires (at least, the "known" world in their time), only to collapse. Never has an intrusive, invasive, tyrannical form of government ever stood up to the test of time...They ALL fail BECAUSE they get too big for the environment that supports them. In this case, PEOPLE are the environment; governments are created & sustained ONLY by the people. When governments grow big enough, they are doomed to collapse at one of two tipping points; when the People are no longer willing to maintain the government or no longer able to maintain the government.

CHP7747 wrote: Mr Ransom; You just painted a wide spectrum of honest, dedicated Public Employees with a tab brush. I was a California Highway Patrol Officer (OFFICER--out on the road, taking my chances) for 31 years. Every month, they took 10% for my retirement - Public Pensions are Another Form of Theft

Dear Officer Comrade,

No, actually I didn’t.

What I did do was point out that pretending, for example, that your CALPERS pension fund will get 7.5 percent return on investment when interest rates for a 30-year U.S. Treasury bond is 2.69 percent means that the pension will...

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