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WHat is most remarkable is that the social safety nets are in large part the result of the response to the Great Depression. And 80 years later here we are staring at the possibility of a repeat and what do we do? Vote into government people who would gladly dismantle the social safety net.

Not that the Social Democrats haven't been busy doing it for the better part of this decade.

En un viejo país ineficiente, algo así como España entre dos guerras civiles, poseer una casa y poca hacienda y memoria ninguna. -- Gil de Biedma

by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Mon Sep 28th, 2009 at 06:35:13 AM EST
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