Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Is Water Wet?

Wow, it's as if this never occurred to anybody before...

ATHENS — Deeply indebted and nearly bankrupt, this Mediterranean nation was forced to adopt tough austerity measures to slash its deficit and secure an international bailout. But as Greece’s economy slides into free fall, critics are scanning the devastated landscape here and asking a probing question: Does austerity really work?

We are ruled by fools who think mass poverty is the solution to a bad economy.