Author Topic: RETURNING TO UK  (Read 3850 times)

richmond62

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Re: RETURNING TO UK
« Reply #30 on: Nov 23, 2019, 07:54:17 PM »
I would not characterise the European Union as an 'evil empire.'

Alex22

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Re: RETURNING TO UK
« Reply #31 on: Nov 23, 2019, 08:05:32 PM »
I would not characterise the European Union as an 'evil empire.'
How about a federalist monster then  ?     ;D

richmond62

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Re: RETURNING TO UK
« Reply #32 on: Nov 23, 2019, 08:10:54 PM »
Well a federal system might be the "answer" to Britain and its constituent countries' woes.

Why would you characterise a federal system as a monster?

Certainly the Federal USA seems neither better nor worse than a lot of other places.

zoony

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Re: RETURNING TO UK
« Reply #33 on: Nov 23, 2019, 08:27:33 PM »
In the US, like most places, standard of living is totally dependent on income but few places are crueler to be poor in.
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richmond62

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Re: RETURNING TO UK
« Reply #34 on: Nov 23, 2019, 08:42:53 PM »
Yes, my son, who lives in Los Angeles say that the discrepancy between rich and poor really sickens him.

But I don't think that has much to do with the fact that their system is federal; but it has a lot to do with
their having a totally inadequate social support system and healthcare system.

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Re: RETURNING TO UK
« Reply #35 on: Nov 23, 2019, 08:59:06 PM »
I think it comes from having a rabidly capitalist society and mentality. If it can't be monetised it's pointless.
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