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Mary218 Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 8:12 AM
Thanks for another insightful article. How bad will it get before the people who vote for big government start to replace the wastrels with sane people who see the states cannot continue to tax in order to support public sector unions' better wages, healthcare and retirement? I recently read Gaidar's "Russia: A Long View" and what he describes as serfdom looks a lot like what the faltering states have. The elites are now the public sector and cronies; they are not unlike the old aristocracy of Russia who took everything except bare substance from the serfs.
ppotts Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 10:57 AM
Oh everything except bare substance from the serfs......Like before labor unions, you mean? These unions for govt employees are giving regular unions a stinky name.
rpexplorer Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 8:47 AM
Perhaps a concerted deliberate effort to inflict financial damage would bring them around but to do that we must think strategically. We need to stop playing checkers and start playing chess, the game of castles is not for lightweights.
traitorbill Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 4:00 PM
Mass strikes by producers? mass civil disobedience, Mass gun purchases? Mass refusal to pay taxes? Violence? Something must be done to get the government back into it's constitutional box.
There is a serious scramble in this country to keep hard-earned money. Sure, the media points out the nation reelected President Obama and his agenda of high taxes and slow growth, but the majority of earners are voting in a different manner. They are seeking new places to live and putting money into the bank or under the mattress. Ironically, more and more are coming to the stock market knowing gains will be hijacked, but the net might still be better than low interest rates coupled with a dilapidated currency.

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