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The Keynesian thought patten, writ large

http://www.nytimes.com

Let’s get one thing straight: America is not facing a fiscal crisis. It is, however, still very much experiencing a job crisis. In fact, of course, it’s just the opposite: The danger is that the deficit will come down too much, too fast. And the reasons that might happen are purely political; we may be about to slash spending and raise taxes not because markets demand it, but because Republicans have been using blackmail as a bargaining strategy, and the president seems ready to call their bluff.

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Debtor's Prison?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com

A woman is pulled over in a traffic stop only to find out there is a warrant for her arrest because she is unable to pay a medical bill....Read more here:

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People think having a job is a government-preserved right

http://www.workers.org

This article was posted in the comments section of this boing_boing story about a Starbucks barista that posted a job rant on YouTube for which he was later fired (http://boingboing.net/2011/09/21/baristas-starbucks-rant-song-gets-him-f... ).

I thought the FTL family would enjoy parsing the lunacy of a doctrine that many out there fully buy into.
Read it and you'll enjoy gems like this:

"In fact, the right to a job is a matter of law—and has been for 62 years!"

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Pelosi Tells Americans to Quit their Jobs

http://www.youtube.com

She's encouraging high unemployment and more welfare.

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