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Old 10-18-2010, 09:28 AM
 
Location: Georgia, on the Florida line, right above Tallahassee
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Shades of Margaret Thatcher.....

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I think we have gone through a period when too many children and people have been given to understand "I have a problem, it is the Government's job to cope with it!" or "I have a problem, I will go and get a grant to cope with it!" "I am homeless, the Government must house me!" and so they are casting their problems on society and who is society? There is no such thing! There are individual men and women and there are families and no government can do anything except through people and people look to themselves first. It is our duty to look after ourselves and then also to help look after our neighbour and life is a reciprocal business and people have got the entitlements too much in mind without the obligations..

The Associated Press: Oil workers, youths, truckers defy French govt

PARIS (AP) — French oil workers defied the government's demand Monday to get back to work and end fuel shortages, stepping up their fight against President Nicolas Sarkozy's retirement reforms, as youths faced off against riot police and truckers joined the protests.
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