Originally Posted by concretefuzzynuts
.... What happens when it is 51% of the country living off of 49%?
Why .... they make us pay all the bills forever ....
..... or John Galt, or the crash ... whichever comes first ....
They'd created a vast, permanently unemployed underclass, dependent upon the Republic's stupendous welfare machine for its very existence, and in so doing, they'd sown the seeds of their own destruction. No one could place two-thirds of a world's population on the Dole and keep them there forever without the entire system crashing . . . but how in hell did one get them off the Dole? -David Weber, Flag in Exile
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