There is a warning here for us Conservatives as well: too many years of eating at the trough of Government excess causes the freeloaders to become brain-dead and violent when you try and take their freebies away from them.
Oh how are enemies “within” would love to have us in this senario. Love him or hate him a vote for Romney is a small step on our way back to sanity. He will be watch closley and have more to be concerend with, with us then with the rats and thier dependents. Consider Romney as the first chemo treatment.
Ah the inherent flaw of Athenian type democracy. What is necessary is not politically popular and hence not possible. Europe will collapse under unsustainable debt as its leaders make a futile attempt to continue the consumption of more than they produce.
I was just in Spain. The Spanish view is that there is some huge pot of money out there that the “rich” are just hiding from them, and that it is the government’s responsibility to go get it.
Also, the Spanish are famous for pirating software and intellectual property, never paying their own taxes (either income or sales tax) and maintaining a thriving black market that supplements their unemployment benefits.
And I actually love the country! But I have to admit that they have a problem.