Jan 6, 2009

To Each According to His Needs

Glenn Jacobs Blog -- www.adventuresofcitizenx.com
"From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs."—Karl Marx

President-elect Obama wants to massively expand unemployment benefits. While we can certainly sympathize with those suffering from losing their jobs, a proposal such as this is going to have the effect of causing more unemployment. Human beings are inherently subject to conditioning. In other words, you get more of what you reward, what you encourage, and less of what you punish, what you discourage...READ MORE

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

WELL, MAYBE NOW YOU WOULDN'T COMPLAIN SO MUCH ABOUT GETTING BENEFITS RIGHT

George Dorunda said...

An Historical Perspective

We the people went to war, with what was at the time the most powerful country on the planet, because we did not want to work from January 1st through January 15th to pay taxes to King George.

By contrast today, the average American works from January 1st through May 15th to pay taxes to our morbidly obese government.

Solution: It is time for us, we the people, to take our country back.

So what have we learned in 2 millennia?

"The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed lest Rome become bankrupt. People must again learn to work, instead of living on public assistance." - Cicero - 55 B.C.

George Dorunda
Dorunda.com