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Worst Idea Ever

wayne292 Wrote: May 07, 2012 1:41 PM
What you don't realize is that the NYT sees Chavez as having succeeded. Except for the enlightened elites who run things, pretty much the entire country is dirt poor. This is equality. This is fairness. Everyone is EQUALLY MISERABLE. Pretty soon the population will start to plummet as people starve and children die soon after they are born (or birthing them kills both mother AND child and multiplies the effect as then she won't be having any more kids and she stops consuming resources). Almost no one in one of the most oil rich countries on earth can use oil as few can afford it - so Venezuela isn't causing global warming. Everyone equally miserable save the elites and no global warming = UTOPIA.

Meandering through the articles in the New York Times can occasionally be instructive as opposed to the normal of being infuriating. The thing is that they are oblivious to how they have educated you. In this case, it was their article about bipartisan support for a bill to allow the Postal Service to expand to other services for the purpose of bringing in new revenues. This idea is clearly the worst idea ever.

The proposed legislation doesn’t identify what those new services would be. Apparently the postal workers union has hired a Wall Street investment firm to advise them on...