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    In fact, a tremendous portion of Greece's problems arise from the corruption and low tax receipts that have been endmic to Greece for decades.  This still leaves the question of if Greece is a poster child for how horrible socialism is, why even more socialistic countries are doing very well, and beetter than the US.  This notion that Europe is a total disaster and the US it sailing along doesn't comport with the facts, I'm afraid.

    While there is a possibility that better markets might provide a solution, we must be skeptical of that, since the US has used free market health care system for decades, but under no iteration has it ever come close to the effiency or efficacy of the public systems of Europe.  It is possible, but the historical evidence is not exactly encouraging.

    Hay hombres que luchan un dia, y son buenos Hay otros que luchan un año, y son mejores Hay quienes luchan muchos años, y son muy buenos. Pero hay los que luchan toda la vida. Esos son los imprescendibles.

    by Mindful Nature on Thu Jan 10, 2013 at 11:14:03 AM PST

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