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Submitted by Frank (Netherlands), Nov 23, 2004 at 05:43

I am an 18 year old boy from Amsterdam.

I would like to comment on the comment that capitalist "America wants to make everybody rich" ( forgot his name :P )

Wouldn't it be much better if there were no poor and no rich?! We should at least try to reduce the two groups.. 20% of your people live below the border of poor.. your country has a very insane social system, just because you don't want to lose YOUR OWN money, you don't want to pay money to the goverment to help the poor. Paying taxes should be a good thing, the money should go to poor people who really need it..

I think that capitalism just made you a slave to your employer..

( I'm not a communist, although I like the ideas of "Karl Marx" )

It's hard to explain my point but that's because English is just an extra language.

My best regards --

Frank
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