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20 Reasons America Is Becoming An Increasingly Nonfunctional Society

tsegall Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 3:24 PM
The German workers have strong unions! Unions do not want to kill the golden egg laying goose, and it was not unions that made so many Buicks have 195hp 3.8L V6 engines with pushrod technology and made it very ahrd to compete with Hyundai's 263 hp DOHC V6 in a somewhat cheaper car with better gas mileage. There was so much stupid mismanagement that teh collapse of GM and Chysler was not surprising; what was surprising was the survival of Ford with no government help. W. at the highest levels og GM, Chysler, and Ford

1) Starting in the sixties there was an explosion of children born out-of-wedlock and kids who don't grow up in two parent families fare more poorly percentage wise on just about any and every scale imaginable including substance abuse, teenage pregnancies, suicide rates, criminality and homelessness.

2) Many people are becoming so childlike in their dependence on the government that they can't save for their own retirement, escape from an oncoming hurricane, or even purchase their own birth control without the government handling it for them.

3) Our legal system encourages frivolous lawsuits, is punitively expensive...