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The majority of the £14.1bn will have been earned

Earned?  Earned????!!!!

Got.

"The future is already here -- it's just not very evenly distributed" William Gibson

by ChrisCook (cojockathotmaildotcom) on Tue Aug 28th, 2007 at 06:40:48 AM EST
"captured"

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes
by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Tue Aug 28th, 2007 at 07:22:17 AM EST
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Not looted?

The fact is that what we're experiencing right now is a top-down disaster. -Paul Krugman
by dvx (dvx.clt ät gmail dotcom) on Tue Aug 28th, 2007 at 09:06:07 AM EST
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I suggest two further: "deadweight loss".

They receive compensation in a situation in which the economy as a whole is circling round the drain.

Deadweight loss.

This is the reason that they give for which the wages of workers must not rise above the subsistence level.  Because although it would benefit those workers, it would create a loss to society as a whole.

Deadweight loss.

Deprive their ideas of value.  And when they shit on the floor and expect society to clean it up for them, stick their damn noses in it and make them breath it in.

Deadweight loss.

You City hacks are a drain on society, parasites that impede the ability of men and women who do create wealth and far better well being for society as a whole to live with dignity.

Deadweight loss.

Societies in which wealth is redistribute from those who created it to ethically challenged financial sectors are worse of as a whole.  It's nothing personal that their wages must be slashed, and that they must be placed on the streets en masse.  It's neccesary for the well being of soceity.

Deadweight loss.


And I'll give my consent to any government that does not deny a man a living wage-Billy Bragg

by ManfromMiddletown (manfrommiddletown at lycos dot com) on Tue Aug 28th, 2007 at 09:33:10 AM EST
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I entirely agree.

"I said, 'Wait a minute, Chester, You know I'm a peaceful man...'" Robbie Robertson
by NearlyNormal on Tue Aug 28th, 2007 at 12:03:00 PM EST
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