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No Entitlements

MTglass Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 1:08 AM
Great article Mr. Thomas, it certainly shows that there is no such thing as an entitlement: life is breath from birth to death. Those hours are best spent breathing and not waiting with shallow breath for the next entitlement paycheck.

SINGAPORE -- While the U.S. unemployment rate "dropped" to 7.7 percent last month -- a figure even The Washington Post acknowledged was due "...in large part because the labor force fell by 350,000..." -- here in this modern and prosperous city-state of slightly more than 5 million people, unemployment is practically nonexistent.

A taxi driver tells me, "Everyone here works." With unemployment at an astonishingly low 1.9 percent, he is nearly right.

In part, this is due to a work ethic that seems to be in the genes here. But there is something else at work that should astound...