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Jack Barnes' summary of key European governments: either failed, failing, or non-existent....

Jack Barnes' summary of key European governments: either failed, failing, or non-existent. "Europe is a fractured nation made up of unstable state governments struggling with a mutual bail-out approach that is going to shatter the system."
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  • 7footMoose
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    Sounds remarkably like the United Sates substituting fifty sates for the countries of the EU.
    13 Jun 2011, 04:23 PM Reply Like
  • HiSpeed
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    Let's put this in terms that even ignorant, arrogant, economically challenged EU bureaucrats can understand: If Socialism and Central Planning actually WORKED, the USSR would be ruling the planet today; however, the historical failure rate for Socialism remains at 100%, so the sooner the road to economic ruin is abandoned, the sooner a path to progress and prosperity can be walked. When on the wrong path, the fastest way to get on the right path is to first admit you're on the wrong path, then take corrective action.

     

    Years ago, China wisely start embracing select portions of Capitalism which has resulted in incredible economic growth. They knew Socialism was a failure.

     

    The EU is an exercise in failure that requires countries to irresponsibly surrender their fiscal sovereignty. Thus, failure is inevitable. Among the questions remaining: how many countries (and people) will be severely hurt by this foolish, socialist experiment?
    13 Jun 2011, 05:06 PM Reply Like
  • Monngie
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    HiSpeed, your using Communist China as an example of why socialism doesn't work? It seems to me they have been wildly successful without giving up any of their nasty old Communist ways. And they aren't giving them up. They are catering to capitalists and playing with them to get what they want. And when they own us, well, they will still be Communists and we will be broke. Then, it's anyones guess what will happen. But, if the Communists have the resources, money, and the political will, I don't think you'll be seeing Chinese shouting from every hilltop, "Let Freedom Ring", unless of course if they want to go to a re-education camp or die.

     

    Come on HiSpeed, you gotta be smarter than this!!!!!!!
    14 Jun 2011, 12:56 AM Reply Like
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