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"Libruls routinely say things like: "Scandinavian nations look nothing like republican economics yet they consistently have a higher quality of life or standard of living ranking on a variety of different lists than America does. If anything they lean left. Are we learning anything from this?"

They leave out things like: Life is SO expensive in, for example, Norway. People live in pissy little apartments, gas is $13 a gallon and a medium Whopper meal at Burger King is $17. Beggars on the streets everywhere in Oslo. The only country in Europe left with real life quality is
Switzerland. The rest of the European Socialist welfare states are disasters waiting to happen." - Catherine

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There are no jobs in Sweden. My baby sister just came back from there after living there for 7 years. She learned to speak fluent Swedish. The only jobs she could find were part time temporary jobs. They cut the guys disability check that she was living with in half because they were living together so she couldn't afford to stay there anymore so now she is living back in Georgia.

She is essentially working four part time jobs in Athens, Georgia now, Kroger's, Nabisco setting up displays, substitute teaching, and the Athens Convention Center at night helping set up for concerts and things.

She lives with her two adult sons in a three bedroom apartment. She is saving up to buy a car. She still misses Sweden though. I think because she was essentially on a 7 year vacation. She worked very little there.


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