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Re: [OM] In case you hadn't heard....

Subject: Re: [OM] In case you hadn't heard....
From: Bob Whitmire <bwhitmire@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:06:23 -0400

America these days is working very hard to return to mid-Victorian English 
capitalist values. I am waiting for the first knuckle-dragging Republican 
congressional or think-tank douche bag to suggest the efficacy of workhouses.

--Bob Whitmire
Certified Neanderthal

On Mar 19, 2014, at 3:32 PM, Nathan Wajsman <photo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>  My ideal pension system is one like the Danish one: financed out of the 
> regular income tax revenues (i.e. no special pension tax), with a basic 
> pension guaranteed to all, with various add-ons (for example, to pay for 
> medications for chronic diseases) depending on other income. Nobody there 
> talks about the system "going bust", and my parents got to live out their 
> lives in a decent manner, with no luxuries, but enough to visit me abroad 
> from time to time, have a decent place to live, free health care to the very 
> end, etc. This is my definition of capitalism with a human face.

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