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We're all doomed! We have graphs to show it! The French don't fuck enough and produce enough kiddies! All doomed, doomed, doomed I tell you. Europe is insecure! We keep telling it to be.

How will France integrate it's Muslims and their young families? Um, hold on. Did you say young families? Oh. Maybe ... maybe ... maybe economic pressures will make damn sure that in ten years they're properly integrated. There's a thought. Or maybe they'll increase their labour participation rates at the top end a bit. Nothing that can't be solved with a little bit of creative thinking and open debate. Maybe the French will get a little more relaxed about the Turks when they realise they sort of need them to support them in their old age?

I am tired, tired, tired, of this crap from the apologists for the free-market: there are multiple solutions to all these problems (insofar as they're problems...) not just the single set of one-size-fits all solutions pushed by these fuckers.

Nothing personal against you BTW.

by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Tue Apr 4th, 2006 at 03:00:28 AM EST

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