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Old 02-02-2011, 07:46 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Here they call their welfare check a "paycheck" as in "I get my paycheck next week".

So as with most full time jobs they should be entitled to a vacation so that they can unwind, free from the stresses of watching daytime TV.

As far as losing their job many never work. Their parents never worked and their children will never work. They are fine living on the margins of society.

Look for civil war when society figures out that there is no money for non workers.

I don't know much about Belgium except that I have a Cobra low racer bicycle made there.

Originally Posted by euromodder View Post
(What should be called The People's Kingdom of)
Belgium even has a gov't scheme to sent social cases on a subsidized holiday !

Affordable health care, fine.
Some social protection when you lose your job, fine.
But this social security thing has gone way off track.
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