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To reformulate: the japanese can afford to re-build because they have not made the political decision of sponsoring a small class of parasites takes priority over everything else.

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by A swedish kind of death on Sat Apr 2nd, 2011 at 12:45:37 PM EST
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bbbut then they're socialistic! how is the invisible hand going to get in its pants work its ineffable magic?

no fair, if we have to bankrupt ourselves so the wealthy can get wealthier, they have to too...

real men know the beauty of d-regulated competition.

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Sun Apr 3rd, 2011 at 08:19:54 AM EST
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