From the Twitter Feed.
Austerity fetishists want us to put off solving problems in the present so there’ll be $ for our children to spend in the future fixing the problems we aren’t fixing here in the present.
I’m thinking maybe rather than being grateful for the $ our kids would rather we didn’t leave them to clean up our mess.
Of course in the future when our kids go to spend the $ we left them to clean up our mess with there’ll be a new generation of austerity fetishists around to tell them to put off solving the problems and pass the $ down to their kids so our grandkids can clean up our messes.
The point of course is to see that the problems never get fixed and the messes never cleaned up because that might make life better for the wrong people. The wrong people being the not rich.
Actually, the real point of austerity is to make sure the not rich feel their not richness and to make sure we know we’re not to expect anything like comfort or security or pleasure or ease.
Life for us losers is meant to be all work and no play, sacrifice w/o gain, toil, sweat, blood, tears, b/c that’s what we deserve.