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Why, thank you asdf.  I'm sure there are comprable European situations.  As MarekNYC has pointed out, there are real problems in parts of Europe.

I think the importance of establishing the reality on the ground in the US is to show that our version of extreme capitalism doesn't work.  It's not the solution to poverty so far as I can tell.  In fact, I believe it causes more.  Maybe it needs abolished, or a massive overhaul, or just some tweaking -- we can't know the answers until we establish the problems.

In the meantime, we're spreading our view everywhere, showing our good side and hiding our bad side.  Maybe if Europe knew the truth, they'd think twice about certain types of deregulation or free-market policies or who knows what that we're pushing.  All I know is the think tanks who have had their wicked way with this country are also peddling their philosophies elsewhere.  It seems these countries should know what we're selling before they buy.

Maybe we can eventually make language a complete impediment to understanding. -Hobbes

by Izzy (izzy at eurotrib dot com) on Tue Oct 11th, 2005 at 07:06:28 PM EST
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