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yurbud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-24-10 03:39 PM
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26. that was probably the point. After collapse of communism, wealthy see no need to placate masses
Eurosocialism is the equivalent of our support of revolutionaries in Cuba and the Philippines during the Spanish American War or Lawrence of Arabia's help to Arab nationalists.

As soon as the common enemy was vanquished, the rich drew the long knives on their native allies and there was no more talk of independence--just subservience to a new imperial master.

Eurosocialism was a way of keeping Europeans from finding the Soviet variation too attractive. Now that the boogey man is gone, the rich don't feel a need to ''bribe'' the poor and middle class. It's the wealthy's world and we just live in at their discretion.
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  -Fiscal crises threaten Europe's generous benefits Synicus Maximus  May-23-10 09:32 PM   #0 
  - Funny  DJ13   May-23-10 09:37 PM   #1 
  - Actually the banksters helped Greece hide their debt  dkf   May-23-10 09:45 PM   #3 
     - That is not entirely correct...  liberation   May-23-10 10:00 PM   #4 
  - Generous? The workers produce everything, they need no "generosity."  David__77   May-23-10 09:43 PM   #2 
  - Bingo!  liberation   May-23-10 10:07 PM   #5 
  - Thank you. nt  Doremus   May-24-10 09:07 AM   #13 
  - Welfare programs are heavily dependant on economies...  MellowDem   May-23-10 10:22 PM   #6 
  - That's exactly incorrect.  David__77   May-24-10 12:32 AM   #7 
     - Ding! Unemployment brought on by Globalism and the NWO is what is pressuring this  Go2Peace   May-24-10 02:13 AM   #8 
     - America and Europe aren't that much more prosperous though....  MellowDem   May-24-10 12:38 PM   #24 
        - That's the "meme" that the Republicans and corporatists have been playing. But it is not the truth  Go2Peace   May-24-10 11:16 PM   #29 
           - It's no meme...  MellowDem   May-24-10 11:38 PM   #32 
     - You are not entirely correct either sir  bossy22   May-24-10 09:41 AM   #18 
     - That's what efficiency gains and immigration address.  David__77   May-24-10 05:54 PM   #27 
        - It's almost laughable what the NWO wants us to believe. That despite 50 years of progressive increas  Go2Peace   May-24-10 11:20 PM   #30 
        - When our grandparents were alive...  MellowDem   May-25-10 12:03 AM   #36 
        - Efficiency gains do help...  MellowDem   May-25-10 12:01 AM   #35 
     - Not at alll...  MellowDem   May-24-10 10:28 AM   #22 
        - What's wrong with deficit spending?  David__77   May-24-10 05:55 PM   #28 
        - Continuous deficit spending...  MellowDem   May-24-10 11:45 PM   #33 
        - Exactly, They had been trying to create a humane system and were successful  Go2Peace   May-24-10 11:31 PM   #31 
           - Regardless of the current economic recession...  MellowDem   May-24-10 11:50 PM   #34 
  - Pure Propaganda  zenprole   May-24-10 02:56 AM   #9 
  - this is driven by a combination of events  melm00se   May-24-10 07:20 AM   #10 
  - This has nothing to do with birth rates, so far  muriel_volestrangler   May-24-10 09:14 AM   #14 
     - Actually, it has a lot to do with birth rates. The arithmetic is relentless.  slackmaster   May-24-10 09:20 AM   #15 
        - Again: a rising birth rate would be a fucking disaster for all concerned  muriel_volestrangler   May-24-10 09:38 AM   #16 
           - its a damned if you do damned if you are don't scenario  bossy22   May-24-10 09:51 AM   #19 
           - For the third time: if there ever is a shortage of workers, immigration  muriel_volestrangler   May-24-10 10:27 AM   #20 
           - I see I need to clarify something  melm00se   May-24-10 10:28 AM   #21 
              - I don't think there will be a large imbalance, though  muriel_volestrangler   May-24-10 10:44 AM   #23 
  - BANKSTERS threaten Europe's generous benefits!  Odin2005   May-24-10 07:58 AM   #11 
  - The people will be out in the street vs. here in America.  SocialistLez   May-24-10 09:03 AM   #12 
  - this is really why they destroyed Europe and why  lovuian   May-24-10 09:40 AM   #17 
  - You mean capitalism threatens socialism . . .more likely . . .  defendandprotect   May-24-10 01:44 PM   #25 
  - that was probably the point. After collapse of communism, wealthy see no need to placate masses  yurbud   May-24-10 03:39 PM   #26 

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