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Absolutely right.  Their costs are higher than ours but so is their 
quality of life.
Gary

On 29 Jul 2003 at 23:15, Christopher Wright wrote:

> >When you go on, decade after decade, with cloying, stifling, rampant
> >top-down centralized socio-political planning, you get present-day
> >France and Germany (and I don't care what you say, their standards of
> >living STINK).
> No they don't. I know this first hand. In many ways, infant mortality
> and level of health care, their standards of living are better than
> ours. France's aircraft industry and Germany's auto industry are
> second to none. France's nuclear power generating program makes ours
> look pretty pathetic. France's Ariane rockets are a prime example of
> commercial space technology in action. And they do it with 36 hour
> work weeks and universal health care. 
> 
> Christopher Wright P.E.    |"They couldn't hit an elephant at
> chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com        | this distance"   (last words of Gen.
> ___________________________| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)
> http://www.skypoint.com/~chrisw
> 
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