dthompson7417 wrote: Republicans, if you are not part of the 1% stop talking like you are. The 1% doesn't care about you any more than it cares about the lower 50%. Look at where we (US) are on the OECD and WHO lists of countries. We are so close to the bottom in all the desirable categories we might as well be a developing country. You have CEOs making 550 times what there average worker makes. In France, Germany, and the Scandinavian countries the number is 25-30 times the average worker. We (99%) live in a feudal state. - Faith Holds Together the Unready, Unsteady Healthcare Religion Called Obamacare
Dear Comrade 7417,
Yes, the numbers in France and Germany seems to be working out really well for Europe right now.
France in particular is doing great!
“The French economy,” reports ABCNews, “which had no growth in 2012 and shrank at an annualized rate of 0.8 percent in the first three months of 2013, is in slow-motion free fall. Profit margins at French companies are the lowest they have been in 30 years. In the past decade, one in six industrial jobs has been lost. And economists forecast unemployment will rise to 11.6 percent next year.”
France has raised taxes so high that French One-Percenters like Gerard Depardieu and Johnny Depp have fled the country. The result is that France is leading the world in economic stupidity, monetary malaise and women with hairy underarms.
But at least they got that whole “French Revolution” part right in the 19th century shortly after America mucked up her own Revolutionary War.
Scandinavian economic powerhouse, Sweden, is also leading the world, but in other ways, more dramatic today.
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