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Slavery, not horse meat, is the
real scandal on our doorstep

Telegraph [UK], by Fraser Nelson

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 2/15/2013 12:26:35 AM

Long business supply chains are corruptible and can hide a multitude of crimes if no one checks for fraud or criminal activity. Dining in North Korea is, according to those who have tried it, a pretty depressing affair. No matter what it says on the menu, you tend to end up eating dog. Most of the country’s cattle were killed in one of its periodic famines a few years ago, and the collapse of its economy wiped out anything resembling a functioning farming industry.[Snip]As every food scamster knows, revulsion lies in the mind, not the palate. Fake reassurance

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bluefindad, 2/15/2013 12:55:30 AM     (No. 9177400)

Slavery is pretty easily defined - forcing someone to work and not paying them.

Just wondering - what is the term for paying someone and not forcing them to work?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: wsdiego, 2/15/2013 1:05:00 AM     (No. 9177403)

That is the question! Slavery or freedom? This administration is on the path to slavery! That is what BO´s revenge is all about!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/15/2013 2:04:23 AM     (No. 9177421)

This world is full of modern day slavery,human trafficking etc. and nobody does a thing about it.Instead what we keep hearing about happened over 150 years ago.Shelia Jackson Lee was just freed from slavery yesterday and nobody can figure out who owned her.

In the left´s upside down version of life,collecting unemployment helps the economy.Never mind that the money has to come from someone productive.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Shucky, 2/15/2013 6:28:12 AM     (No. 9177537)

communists and socialists like obama claim to champion the poor, but the poor end up suffering the most from their rigid ideology. I have no doubt that he would have us suffer the same fate of the north korean people, and the press would back him every step of the way. people on the political left hate the US and hate people.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Judith, 2/15/2013 8:00:49 AM     (No. 9177640)

Back in the 70´s I worked at an international business. There I met some well-payed, married women from South America. The claimed that once a year they flew home, selected a young woman, brought her back to the USA to serve as a maid/nanny/housekeeper, unpaid, 24/7 for one year. They claimed the young women were thankful to be here (here being a suburb of boston, ma)and that our government knew all about this arrangement. They seemed so reasonable....to me it sounded an awful lot like slavery.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: truthfetish, 2/15/2013 10:12:42 AM     (No. 9177902)

Imagine how grim things must be back home - and how much more grim they had been years ago when there was no choice at all.

North Koreans throw themselves into servitude arrangements in China. At least they get to eat. Then they bribe their way back over the NorK border, carrying meager leftovers to their starving family members. Border guards get fed too, and look the other way as their own bellies dictate. That pretty much describes the economy in those parts.

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