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Future Generations

tibby2 Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 8:54 AM
When you're the one who writes the rules that say only you can write the rules and when you're the one that writes the rules that say only you can print money is anyone surprised at the outcome?
Is there any reason for today's Americans to care about what happens to tomorrow's Americans? After all, what have tomorrow's Americans done for today's Americans? Moreover, since tomorrow's Americans don't vote, we can dump on them with impunity. That's a vision that describes the actual behavior of today's Americans. It would be seen as selfish, callous and ruthless only if it were actually articulated. Let's look at it.

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