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[...falling wages...] As noted elsewhere, that is a fundamentally unsound policy.
Agreed. It's unsustainable in the long run, and harmful to society.

As for the "bullshit" measures, it's not that simple. Yes, able bodied unemployed welfare recipients are expected to work. If they can't find work to their liking, after some time (Months or years, actually) they will be forced to accept any work they can do, otherwise their benefits will be reduced.

I consider this perfectly appropriate. As does, fort that matter, the majority of taxpayers across all parties.

by cris0 on Tue Feb 14th, 2012 at 05:35:02 PM EST
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