And people could choose to work for them or not.
Even if what you said is true, at least all those jobs we send over seas would stay here.
assuming they are left with a choice.
assuming they don't need food or shelter for the night.
assuming the state wouldn't force you to work.
assuming LEO won't pick up the vagrants without jobs, homes, money, and toss them into prisons, as a source of free labor for the state...
people working in slave labor pools,
never able to earn more,
not able to get an education,
not able to get an education for their kids...
seeing how an education cost, slaves not making enough to pay for it and no bank will loan to a slave or the slaves parents, as the slaves don't earn enough to pay back said loans, you create a perpetual pool of cheap, ignorant, uneducated labor...rinse-repeat
some fat assed wealthy CEOs/Boards/owners are laughing and hoping your ideal will come about...
never having to pay the slave labor enough to get out of being slaves, and dooming their kids to being slaves...oh it's a dream for many of the corrupt scum leeching our lifeblood right now...and YOU want to help them...
slaves wages taxed to help keep them down (can't tax the wealthy, they own the government), taxation without representation
is that your dream?
college kiddies read books, discuss theory, and think they know how things do/will work....yet they ignore history, and omit greed, corruption, and out right inhumane treatment of the workers by the wealthy-class....because those things don't sound nice and cuddly, don't give them hope....(ever hear the phrase, "ignorance is bliss"?)
Some College kiddies (not all, some fell for the student loan trap...and become educated slaves) need to get out in the real world, stop leeching off mommy and daddy, work for their education, food, shelter, healthcare, walk in other peoples shoes, live in a poor persons life, for a year or so...then speak about how we can trust the wealthy and their lapdogs in government to 'provide for the slave labor pool'
Concepts and theories on economics (and the work force that makes a country prosper) all have one huge flaw...they ignore greed, corruption, and ASSUME those that have something to lose, or be prevented from gaining, will play by the rules...not buy votes, not bribe, not LIE CHEAT AND STEAL from the honest people...i.e..reality combined with your blissful ignorance is part of the problem, not a cure.
Edited by cball, 02 September 2011 - 05:46 PM.