Tea Party Favorite Angle: We should be like Chile!

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    From the linked article:
    "However, the pioneering pension system right-wing dictator Augusto Pinochet established in 1981 is no longer fully private. Reforms in 2008 expanded public pensions for about one-third of the country's work force — people like farmers and others in the country's informal economy who were left behind by private accounts."
     
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    And Chile's pension system is pretty sound.


    Unlike ours, which is always teetering on collapse.
     
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    What's any less preposterous about that than leftist wackaloons going on and on about how Europeans and Canadians have socialized medical services, as a cheap rationale that Americans should have it, too?
     
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    Read the article to find out WHY Chile's system has failed....then come back and adjust your post.
     
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    Your and CCCPNBC's opinion as to why the Chilean model failed is less of interest to me, than the mutual goofiness of political rhetoric that emanates form both the remocrats and depublicans.

    Get that plank out of your own eye, Bubba.
     
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    Olberdouche and/or that Maddow guy must've featured this story on CCCPNBC tonight! :lol::lol::lol:
     
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    Dodge. Not even a good dodge.
     
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    Dodge nothing.

    I pointed out two examples of how both sides point to questionable models of how to solve this or that problem, and you can't wiggle your way out of it because you're too busy spouting media propaganda and rooting for your team.
     

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