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Thu Dec 6, 2012, 06:54 PM

Ken Fisher, Billionaire Forbes Writer, Attempts To Argue That The U.S. Needs Fewer Jobs

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/06/ken-fisher-forbes_n_2251630.html?utm_hp_ref=business

"Jobs, Fisher explains, are actually signs of weakness in the economy. Jobs mean we can't produce stuff without human beings lousing up the place, instead of nice, clean robots, which are not constantly pestering you for health care and maternity leave and breaks. The greater our economy's productivity, the less we need of such nuisances. Then we can all sip cocktails on the beach for the rest of our days. Sous les paves, la plage.

"In the long run we will all benefit," Fisher says, by nobody having any jobs any more, forever. He then goes on to extol the virtues of investing in a handful of companies he says will be top-notch at destroying jobs, including Anheuser-Busch InBev and Walmart."

Now isn't that the Christmas spirit Mr Grinch.

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pipewrench Dec 2012 OP
Johonny Dec 2012 #1
Initech Dec 2012 #2
HiPointDem Dec 2012 #3
Generic Other Dec 2012 #4
bluestate10 Dec 2012 #6
Junkdrawer Dec 2012 #5
Nay Dec 2012 #7

Response to pipewrench (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 07:09 PM

1. He sounds over qualified for a heritage foundation job.

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Response to pipewrench (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 08:13 PM

2. Our economy has been taken over by billionaire terrorists.

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Response to Initech (Reply #2)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 08:15 PM

3. +1

 

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Response to pipewrench (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 08:31 PM

4. and the homeless penniless unemployed customers?

are gonna buy what? Or do you plan to sell the beer to the happy robots?

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Response to Generic Other (Reply #4)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 08:38 PM

6. People like Fisher are unable to draw that connection. nt

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Response to pipewrench (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 08:37 PM

5. We miss ya, Kurt.....

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Response to Junkdrawer (Reply #5)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 12:05 AM

7. We could only wish that unneeded workers would be treated as well as they were in Player Piano!

This bunch of rich assholes we have now would just throw us all out onto the streets, and herd us with firehoses.


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