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liquidate labor, liquidate stocks, liquidate farmers, liquidate real estate... it will purge the rottenness out of the system. High costs of living and high living will come down. People will work harder, live a more moral life. Values will be adjusted, and enterprising people will pick up from less competent people. (Wikipedia)
Yeah, virtue. Burn down the economy, fire purifies! Let's cut long-term unemployment benefits so people don't choose to take a long vacation like in the 1930's...

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by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Jun 10th, 2010 at 09:29:52 AM EST
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