Skip to comments.‘Free stuff’ really isn’t free. It’s rationed... Scum Housing in Amsterdam'
Posted on 12/12/2012 8:02:38 PM PST by virgil283
" Entitlements attract dependents until the point where government cant afford it any more. Then the system breaks down. Take Amsterdam which is creating shipping container villages to house its riff-Raff. Years of tolerance attracted them like flies. First there was an effort to clean up the red-light district in Amsterdam. Then came new laws regulating who could frequent coffee shops in the city and elsewhere in Holland for a joint. Now, the Dutch capital is introducing a plan to punish bad behavior by sending chronic neighborhood bullies and vandals out of the city center for a punitive stay in uncomfortable housing containers......Western literature is full of warnings about such the dangers of creating false gods over yourself, the story of Babel, Faust, Frankensteins monster, Skynet. It is perhaps no coincidence that Joseph Stalins standard for literary excellence was in fact Goethes Faust.
Organizational Sclerosis: There are so many benefits given to so many special interests that the standard of living is lowered for everyone.
And if they can be locked from the outside. . . and a can or three of “disinfectant” tossed in. . . it might work.
Of course, that would be “controversial”, so they’d never do it. . .