Why Doesn't the World Imitate the U.S.?

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    In round numbers, the U.S. is about 30% to 40% richer than Europe, and has been for at least about three decades. And of course, the rest of the world is generally even farther behind.

    So why isn't everyone trying to imitate the U.S., instead of the U.S. electing politicians who seem ever more determined to imitate Europe?

     
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    Many of the worlds finiancial markets imitated the US ones. Much to their regrets.
     
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    why.....did they screw them up.....? :rolleyes:
     
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    Good grief.
     
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    It's all about power Eagle. The American system works because of our freedoms. Every citizen has the freedom to succeed, the freedom to pursue that success. Even in America, religions attempt to place women in a lesser roll, but the bottom line is that in America, they are equal.

    Most countries don't have those basic freedoms. In the middle east, girls get killed for going to school ... They are in effect dumbing down half of their population. They are chaining their own population ... All in an attempt to maintain their leaderships power base.
     
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    exactly....imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery..... but just copying America's innovations isn't going to cut it for Europe....they need to free their people from the stranglehold of socialism, high taxes, eliminate excessive regulations, enourage innovation, and pursue new markets....

    if the US does not stop Obama's copycatting of Europe and dumbing down OUR population we are going to follow Greece right down the rabbit hole with the others...
     
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    Good God, this is a stupid thread. No wonder the U.S. is becoming a failed state.

    Because once the free land has all been given away and the natural resources have been used up, we are left with a bunch of ignorant wage slaves and feudal lords.

    None of you idiots have given any thought at all to the incredible amount of "free wealth" that was taken from the original inhabitants, have you? American wealth was acquired through brutal theft.
     
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    Perhaps you have heard of the global derivatives and credit bubble?

    We're still in it.

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    Under Voodoo, we're falling behind the rest of the world, dupes. See sig #1. The EU was fine before the Pub world depression, morons.
     
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    Are you insane? No, girls don't get killed for going to school in the Middle East you moron.
     
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