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Friday, November 04, 2005

The Belmont Club: Where to?

Is France becoming another example of the failure of the Welfare State? The riots are getting serious.

When people are not held responsible for their own behavior and their own economic success, things can get ugly in one or two generations. Eventually, if the government is responsible for the success of its citizens, then the citizens will turn against the government when those same citizens fail. Why not? When gods don't perform up to expectation, then they are thrown to the moles and the bats.
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