Governments everywhere are going broke and want to implement “austerity policies” –cuts to education, medicine, pensions, etc.
But how much? Inquiring minds are asking: How far can governments squeeze the masses with austerity programs before riots break out?
Social experiments are being conducted right now in various countries to get the answer before implementing similar measures elsewhere–like in America.
Don’t want the cattle to resist being led down the path . . .
Point of View: Ireland’s populace quietly accepted their half-bowl of gruel, sat in the unheated corner and were rewarded by seeing their government debt costs rise. The Greeks got all excited and took to the streets and burned a few cars and then ate some dolma and washed it down with ouzo and have been rewarded by getting lower interest rates than the Irish. So, which form of democratic participation in the affairs of state seems to work better? (Source)
Revealed: When the self-anointed experts say that revolution is not possible in America, ask yourself what the parents will do when their children are hungry and have no food, sick and have no medicine, cold and have no shelter? That future is closer than you think. (Source)