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    Vacatlioning a Human Right

    Now I know the Europeans have lost their minds. Beam me up Scotty.


    The European Union has declared travelling a human right, and is launching a scheme to subsidize vacations with taxpayers' dollars for those too poor to afford their own trips.

    Vacationing a human right, EU chief says

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    Damn, my employer won't give paid vacation for two years after hire date. I should have just moved to Europe. Then again, most of their countries are each the size of the smaller eastern US states. Not a long trip to get out of the country.
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    I hope Obama doesn't see this or our taxes will go up some more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dadyswat View Post
    I hope Obama doesn't see this or our taxes will go up some more.


    Why sure!

    So all of those poor, underpaid politicians in his administration can get their free vacations.



    Oh, wait, they're ALREADY getting that.



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    No, it's the overworked folks collecting unemployment out there who need a break. I mean, so many of them are stuck in disadvantaged neighborhoods, and spend so much time and effort in looking for work...

    They deserve at least a week... maybe two!... at the beach. I hear they're nice places to go; don't know since I can't afford the trip.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jks9199 View Post
    No, it's the overworked folks collecting unemployment out there who need a break. I mean, so many of them are stuck in disadvantaged neighborhoods, and spend so much time and effort in looking for work...

    They deserve at least a week... maybe two!... at the beach. I hear their nice places to go; don't know since I can't afford the trip.

    I'm sure if you ask nicely , they'll send you a postcard and let you know how nice the places are as soon as you get your ass off your tax dollars and pay for their trip.
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    That sounds awesome! Europe is always on the cutting edge of great ideas!!!!
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    While it's true that the right to unrestricted interstate travel is indeed a right, there is nothing that says that we have to pay for the vacations of others who can't afford them. Ugh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    I'm sure if you ask nicely , they'll send you a postcard and let you know how nice the places are as soon as you get your ass off your tax dollars and pay for their trip.
    I forgot to consider how hard some of them have to work to avoid us cops... That's probably worth an extra week or two, y'know? I mean, I've seen people move entire households overnight to try to stay one step ahead of an investigation!
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