Welfare states and socialism are about as dead as Elvis

Israel will find itself in even more turmoil if the protest movement is hijacked by pompous "mavens" bent on implementing obsolete economic models.

August 17, 2011 08:48
Housing protest in Tel Aviv

Housing protest in Tel Aviv 311. (photo credit: Channel 10)


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August 16th marked the anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death. Yet some of his fans still claim that the King of Rock and Roll simply went into hiding and never actually died. The average person rightly scoffs at this sci-fi theory. But how can you ridicule those who believe that Elvis is still alive and at the same time continue to believe in socialism or in the Middle East peace process?

May 1968 and August 2011


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