Socialism: young people forced to give money to old people — so they can all stay poor.
And old people are living longer than ever before.
Any more questions?
I have no idea whether the Occupy DC crowd intentionally targeted the 78-year old woman they pushed down the stairs, but, either way, it’s a useful reminder of who’s most at risk when social tranquility starts to fade. (…)
It’s asking a lot of a fraying societal fabric to expect young Hispanics to shoulder the ever greater entitlement costs of elderly whites and blacks (as in the American southwest) or young Muslims of elderly French and Germans (as in Europe).