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Why do you have a problem with people receiving GOV assistants but not corporations?
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 17537156:MV8yMDQzOTY3XzM0MzQ1NTE4XzIxNUY2REI1] I think some people don't understand or appreciate just how layered and intricate the market is. Next time you buy a can of coke, think about the many lines of production involved before it gets to the store. So many materials and ingredients sourced from everywhere. The reason why we have an economy is because we want things. Scarcity and demand for goods and services is what drives an economy. What the market aims to achieve is to eliminate scarcity in the most efficient and cheapest way. Resources and capital is directed to produce goods and services that we want. And you will not believe this but labour is also scarce. But when gov interferes, the misallocation of capital and resources occur and the industries that need the capital, resources and labour suffer and the industry that is subsidized creates a massive bubble. That's what happened in 06 with the housing crisis. Gov interefered in the market and it created excessive debt as well as the execessive labour force that should of gone into the more productive areas of the economy. You can't beat the market or assume what the market wants through gov otherwise we wouldn't be in this situation. Jobs are created for a reason and not for the hell of it. Jobs are created because there is a demand and that demand creates productivity. [/quote]
A lot of you people here on GLP seem to think people on welfare(the vets, the disabled, the old, people who make under 20k) are the problem. But there is no outrage or anger for the companies who make billions yet find ways to stick their hands in the pot. When you come one here and make threads about people who receive "handouts" when most of them actually need all the help they can get but fail to mention companies who exploit gov assistants you look like a bunch of selective problem solving hypocrite. How can you sit behind your screen and bash these people yet turn the other way at the real problem. Its like the cop who would rather chase down someone peeing in an ally instead of the guy mugging down the street.
We need to do better.
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