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Sun Jan 31, 2016, 09:23 AM

18. I met a pair of Norwegian women on holiday in Chicago

 

they were mezmorised by Chicago and comparing it favorably to Norway. They said the social safety net prevents people from being driven. But they also noted that they'd never seen so many homeless people as they've seen in Chicago. I said, that's the trade off we prefer: high highs and low lows over moderation, happiness, and taking care of our own. I told them the excess here is revolting. They totally got it and starter thinking better about socialism. Then I turned the subject to foreclosures. Rampant here, what about Norway? Unheard of. Maybe one or two total. So I told them it's big business here! Assets are created and bets are placed on foreclosures. Bankers and brokers win! That turned them off, too.

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