Why do Americans want European style Entitlements?

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    Do most Americans have any idea what it is like to live in Europe?
    Due to Entitlements they have Basic comfort but the trade off is atrocious.
    High prices on everything from gas, to food, to clothes and housing and products.

    Living with basic comfort gives you no innovation,no ambition,no desire to achieve and when you get the idea in your head to achieve, the gov. treats you with drugs to tamper the urger's down.
    There is no competition and you are always discouraged.
    It is very boring to live in Europe.

    The living conditions there are horrible.

    They have small living spaces with no closets, no bathroom cabinets.
    They have no clothes dryer, why? Because of the cost in energy, no space to put one and it's not enviro friendly.
    They dry their clothes inside their small apartments most of the time because of the weather and it takes 10 hours for them to dry.
    They have no carpets, just rugs
    They have small refrigerators like the ones used in college dorms.
    They have no A/C or ice makers.
    The plumbing sucks.
    They have no screens on their windows because their windows can swing 360 degrees.
    Bugs fly into your place.
    This is the results for being taken care of by the government.

    Why would any American want to live this way?
    Freedom is much better than government taking care of you from cradle to grave.
     
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    Progressives love the idea of an urban utopia where everyone is crammed into high rises like sardines.
     
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    Its all relative

    They also get a free college education, ample time to be with their families, you wont lose your home if you become ill.

    Its a tradeoff in what you want from life
     
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    Yeah I want to live in cramped overcrowded tenements just like the good ol' days

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    I think most people that want to live like that have never left the US and are very niaeve and uneducated, I have been outside the US several times and I fine with how we live here.
     
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    Nah, they just want the dream to come true. Just take a look at Detriot. Progressives have gotten into places like academics, govt., etc...that is how they teach this ridiculous fucked up utopian dream that always fails.

    Just one more try, right? One more try and THIS time, we're gonna make it work! Fucking mental patients.
     
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    Excuse me...

    I forgot today was Hyperbole Wednesday
     
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    That doesn't really tell me much though, take a poll in North Korea or Iran and you will get results that say they are mostly happy also. I know those countries are not like that I am just saying.
     
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    It says that some don't know what freedom is.

    We had a guy from Sweden, here on the board recently and he wants to move here because he says life if so boring there in Sweden.
     
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