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Socialist EU finally Solves unemployment problem.

  1. Jan 31, 2005 #1

    GENIERE

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  3. Feb 1, 2005 #2

    PerennialII

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    Rather a typical red tape solution.
     
  4. Feb 2, 2005 #3
    Wow, prostitution is legal...awesome.
     
  5. Feb 2, 2005 #4
    I HATE SOCIALISTS.

    Its funny too. Because forcing people off of welfare is decidely unsocialist. IN fact, i love the idea. If they refuse to take a job, its their own damn fault. However, forcing them to be prostitutes through government action--thats why traditional values are good. Hear me, you flaming liberals?!?!

    Thats why traditional values are good. Because we're not them.
    Or you.
     
  6. Feb 3, 2005 #5

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    Gotta love Germany. You're from LA, right franz? Did you ever listen to Dr. Drew and Adam Corolla play "Florida or Germany?"
     
  7. Feb 3, 2005 #6
    Nope. Conservative in LA = KFI fan. But i'm curious as to this "Florida or Germany" concept.
     
  8. Feb 3, 2005 #7
    It is needed to force people off welfare, otherwise they would stay on it for ever, - if someone would pay me lots for not going to work, they I would stay doing this for ever.
    Prostitution should not be allowed however. It is legal in the USA though, not just parts of germany. The USA does not embrace the traditional values, as shown by its current lack of enslaving the blacks, and womens rights.
     
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  9. Feb 3, 2005 #8

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    Yeah, I mostly listened to KFI when I wanted political talk, but Loveline was for kicks. "Florida or Germany" was based on the premise that all completely outrageous, bizarre sexual acts and crimes take place either in Germany or Florida. Drew and Adam would have people call in with strange stories of sexual perversion off of the news wires and someone on the show (either the hosts or a guest) would have to guess whether the events took place in Florida or Germany. They actually came to be fairly good at it after a while.
     
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  10. Feb 3, 2005 #9

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    Where do you come up with socialism?

    Germany has a unique problem in that the East/West Germany integration is still in progress, otherwise their problems don't seem all that different from ours -

    - Aging population with increasing Social Security obligations
    - High minimum wages
    - Strict regulations for laying off workers, plus unemployment compensation

    If you're calling them socialist, then .... :uhh: oh, I see what you're getting at, now.
     
  11. Feb 3, 2005 #10
    Um, i think you misunderstand the use of the term "traditional values" but whatever. Otherwise you just agreed with everything i said.

    I have nothing against the legalization of prostitution, i really don't care about that. Its the threatening her for not becoming a prostitute. I have no problem with forcing people to get a job and get off of welfare, but i have a problem with forcing them into prostitution.
     
  12. Feb 4, 2005 #11

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    Look's like someone still actually thinks problems like this have something to do with socialism of some sort ... kind of a straw man.
     
  13. Feb 4, 2005 #12
    They're not forcing her to go into prostitution, they're saying she has to get a job, any job, prostitution included, the exact words: "any woman under 55 who has been out of work for more than a year can be forced to take an available job" this includes prostitution.
    No one's actually going to prosecute someone for this. I wouldn't worry about it.
     
  14. Feb 4, 2005 #13

    vanesch

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    Heyhey, isn't that ugly market regulation ?
     
  15. Feb 4, 2005 #14
    No, its morality.
     
  16. Feb 4, 2005 #15
    No, its Algeria
     
  17. Feb 4, 2005 #16
    But that's the great thing about the phrase. It has no widely accepted definition and can be regarded as meaning just about anything anyone wants, so long as they refer to values of the past.

    Republicans, conservative democrats, liberal democrats, populists, libertarians, white power groups - they can all use the phrase and be comfortable that it applies to them, and no one can say they are wrong.
     
  18. Feb 4, 2005 #17
    "They're wrong"

    Wow, that was amazingly easy for something i can't do. :wink:
     
  19. Feb 4, 2005 #18
    Whoops, I meant to say "and no one can show they're wrong. :D

    Because, thanks to the mediocrity of the phrase, they aren't.
     
  20. Feb 4, 2005 #19
    It's all part of good propoganda.
     
  21. Feb 5, 2005 #20

    vanesch

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    You're right (of course).

    And, to prove this, to me, prostitution is one of those good old traditional values! After all, it is the oldest profession in the world, no ?


    :rofl:
     
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