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The Curse of Government Help

kgrammer Wrote: May 01, 2013 11:51 AM
Cap unemployment benefits at two years and you've created the bum who won't turn off his flat screen and get off his couch. Who's going to hire him?
Broadus Wrote: May 01, 2013 1:45 PM
two years was meant to keep people buying things while obama spent all his time on obamacare rather than the economy and jobs....

two years was also meant to be a temporary thing....not permanent.

problem is....we are now over 4 years into obama and he still hasn't spent any considerable time on the economy and jobs....

america is , and has been for a long time, operating on a false economy propped up by welfare and other freebies.

america has built it'self a house of cards economy....

avoiding taxes is not the only rich the ultra rich put their money in off shore accounts.

The indisposition of the aborigines to manual labor is well known; but as they can obtain work of various kinds in the country they should not only be induced to take it, but they should be discouraged from remaining in comparative idleness at mission stations, where they will certainly abide as long as they are provided with food and clothing, without some corresponding demand being made upon their labor.

- Phillip Gidley King and Edmund Fosbery, report on missions to Aborigines, 1882

It's so interesting to me that the economic debate in this country...