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Subject: Re: Gratitude...and Regrets Date: 11/14/2012 10:56 AM
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I am thrilled to be able to sit on cash, to own my home today. I am ecstatic America allowed be to thrive, to save, to invest and to let me be in a position today, in this total state of devastation and ugliness to be more than comfortable.

I am sad this will not be the case for my children.


Well... I don't disagree entirely. I do think, however, that it will still be possible to do all that for people in my generation (I'm 34) and even my son's. It will just be harder as the government will be actively working to hamper us in those efforts. We just have to be more creative and flexible.

The good news is that out-thinking bureaucrats isn't all that difficult. They're convinced of their own brilliance and thus certainly make mistakes that leave plenty of room to maneuver around their inane rules. The bad news is that they'll shut down loopholes as soon as they stumble upon them. That and living in the shadows to avoid an unjust government is hardly the hallmark of freedom but it is still entirely possible to do so. What the government doesn't know can't hurt you ;-)
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