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Forum: Canada
Sep 29th 2011, 4:52 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 13,467
Posted By Alan2005

Re: Will you still emigrate when the Canadian recession kicks in?

This is what I'd do if I was in charge:

Progressive taxation on income tax with maybe two or three bands (but no zero band and certainly no tax credits for anything at all, certainly not for...
Forum: Canada
Sep 29th 2011, 4:39 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 13,467
Posted By Alan2005

Re: Will you still emigrate when the Canadian recession kicks in?

Bill Gates is a poor example - whatever your view of his products, it's clear that he has created wealth for many many people and that lots of people have jobs because of him. The CEO of the Bank of...
Forum: Canada
Sep 29th 2011, 12:44 am
Replies: 188
Views: 13,467
Posted By Alan2005

Re: Will you still emigrate when the Canadian recession kicks in?

I don't have the answer to what the average american thinks about abortion because I haven't looked, but it's a pretty easy thing quantify by doing surveys. I think you are confused (probably...
Forum: Canada
Sep 28th 2011, 4:12 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 13,467
Posted By Alan2005

Re: Will you still emigrate when the Canadian recession kicks in?

And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye...

Do you read other forums? Being opinionated on the internet transcends nationality.
Forum: Canada
Sep 27th 2011, 11:14 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 13,467
Posted By Alan2005

Re: Will you still emigrate when the Canadian recession kicks in?

I'm not complaining as I love a bit of continuity and routine. Now it's time to walk the dogs and then eat some cake for my mid afternoon snack. Lovely.
Forum: Canada
Sep 27th 2011, 10:37 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 13,467
Posted By Alan2005

Re: Will you still emigrate when the Canadian recession kicks in?

It's quite easy to explain. Immigrants are the wrong colour innit.
Forum: Canada
Sep 27th 2011, 10:34 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 13,467
Posted By Alan2005

Re: Will you still emigrate when the Canadian recession kicks in?

Canada does not have fiscal reserves. Federal debt is well over 0.5 trillian dollars, and god knows what provincial debt in is in total. Canada's consumer debt levels are the highest in the world -...
Forum: Canada
Sep 27th 2011, 8:26 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 13,467
Posted By Alan2005

Re: Will you still emigrate when the Canadian recession kicks in?

Actually, I think I agree.

For me, I've been poor and I've no wish to repeat the experience. Call me shallow but I like money, it allows me to do the things I enjoy. I like having a big house...
Forum: Canada
Sep 27th 2011, 7:05 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 13,467
Posted By Alan2005

Re: Will you still emigrate when the Canadian recession kicks in?

The thing is that I don't think people truly understand what living on min wage here means. It's easy to get caught up in the ... ahem... "romance" of starting from scratch and working your way up -...
Forum: Canada
Sep 27th 2011, 6:48 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 13,467
Posted By Alan2005

Re: Will you still emigrate when the Canadian recession kicks in?

I didn't emigrate for money directly, but I certainly wouldn't emigrate to be poorer - that's crazy. The reality of living on min wage jobs here is something that nobody in their right mind should...
Forum: Canada
Sep 27th 2011, 4:39 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 13,467
Posted By Alan2005

Re: Will you still emigrate when the Canadian recession kicks in?

Governments don't/won't predict recessions. Anyway this isn't some new thing that's going on, it's just a continuation of the shit that surfaced in 2008. The big question is not whether it's going...
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