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Sweden: The Sensible (and Slowly Shrinking) Welfare State

Topeka Wrote: Jun 11, 2012 11:14 AM
In other words.... Utopia will no longer be Sweden ... it will be Cuba or Venezuela... I wonder what the traffic laws are in Cuba and how long / how much it will cost to change all of our traffic signals to match the utopian republic of Cuba... ... that is ... IF IF IF - Sweden Fails to become Europe's First New Failed Dhimmi State in the Caliphate since Kosovo ... Wonder when we will start issuing Sanctuary Visa's to America-Hating Jihadists Who Are Afraid of Blond Swede's (Islamophobes!) who want to arrest them for practicing Sharia ... ... we already issue such Visa's to Victims of Coptic Christians, and Victims of Jordan's King Abdallah ... so why not Swede's?!
Colleen63 Wrote: Jun 11, 2012 3:01 PM
correction on your last statement...we issue visas TO Coptic Christians...they are the victims. I have Coptic friends who cannot go back to their home country for fear of their lives, simply because they are Coptic Christians.

Sweden must be a schizophrenic country. Something strange is happening, after all, if a statist like Jeffrey Sachs and a rabid libertarian like yours truly both cited it as a role model in our remarks last month at the United Nations.

So who’s right? Well, it depends what you care about.

  • Jeffrey and other folks on the left are correct in that Sweden has a big government financed by high tax rates. According to OECD data, only France and Denmark have a bigger
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