Norway best place to live, with U.S. falling behind states U.N. report

Nov 7, 2010 | Posted by: Iria | Full story: www.huliq.com

" Norway is the best place to live on the planet, while the United States lags behind, states the United Nations annual "A-to-Z" report that rates all the world's nations on such areas as global wealth, poverty, health and education.

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maverick

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anything reported by iria is a POS...any UN report is nothing but global garbage.
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thanks for the info hombre!...after we're done free loading in the USA...we will head for Norway

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Would the United States have this problem if we let the South secede?

If the Topix teabaggers are any indication, highly unlikely.

LOL!!!
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PooPoo Platter wrote:
Would the United States have this problem if we let the South secede?
If the Topix teabaggers are any indication, highly unlikely.
LOL!!!
Hell, the tea party folks are the only ones keeping the country from turning into a third world country, keep drinking the kool-aid though.
Do you think we will be luck enough to have the Odumbo impeached so the country can FINALLY get back on track and start to create jobs again, you have to admit this clown makes old Jimmy Farter look smart..

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PooPoo Platter wrote:
Would the United States have this problem if we let the South secede?
If the Topix teabaggers are any indication, highly unlikely.
LOL!!!
That's why we're seeing all the out of state license plates in the south these days. They're leaving the sewer in the north. They tell us they're coming to look for......dare we say it, jobs! Since the leftists in the north and kookoofornia have destroyed all theirs with union greed. See ya!
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It'd be great if the UN moved to Norway and took the poopoo types with them.
whatever

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Bluebonnets-Thistle wrote:
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That's why we're seeing all the out of state license plates in the south these days. They're leaving the sewer in the north. They tell us they're coming to look for......dare we say it, jobs! Since the leftists in the north and kookoofornia have destroyed all theirs with union greed. See ya!
yeah, the lack of unions sure helped the textile industry. Try to have an original thought jag off.
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Thanks to Hussein Obama.....
...and his liberal ass-kisser .....

The national debt is twice as much as it was for all presidents combined, from George Washington to Bush #2.
This occurred within the first 12 months of Hussein's presidency!

The crime rate has soared expotentially, especially the murder rate since the influx of illegal Mexicans and muslims.

MERRY CHRISTMAS
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Curtis Lowe wrote:
Now how do we get the blacks and latinos to move there?
We already have enough of them not to mention muslims, so keep your idea for yourself plz!
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Here is another matter that has not received much attention;

http://www.youtube.com/watch...

http://ebiblefellowship.com/may21/index.html

May God bless and have mercy on us.

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maverick wrote:
anything reported by iria is a POS...any UN report is nothing but global garbage.
Iria is a pos. Ditto

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Obama and All Washington Insiders Exempted from Obamacare

That's what Elitists do.

March 23, 2010

President Obama declared that the new health care law "is going to be affecting every American family." Except his own, of course.

The new health care law exempts the president from having to participate in it. Leadership and committee staffers in the House and Senate who wrote the bill are exempted as well.

A weasel-worded definition of "staff" includes only the members' personal staff in the new system; the committee staff that drafted the legislation opted themselves out. Because they were more familiar with the contents of the law than anyone in the country, it says a lot that they carved out their own special loophole. Anyway, the law is intended to affect "ordinary Americans," according to Vice President Joe Biden (who - being a heartbeat away from the presidency - also is not covered), not Washington insiders.

Mr. Obama frequently tossed around the talking point that the new law gave people the same type of coverage as Congress enjoyed. In his March 20 health care pep talk to wavering Democrats on Capitol Hill, the president said one of the advantages of the health care legislation was that "people will have choice and competition just like members of Congress have choice and competition."

At yesterday's signing ceremony, Mr. Obama said Americans will be "part of a big pool, just like federal employees are part of a big pool. They'll have the same choice of private health insurance that members of Congress get for themselves." But the American people will have a public pool; the executive branch and congressional staffers kept their country-club pool private.

Last year, Sen. Charles E. Grassley, Iowa Republican, spearheaded efforts to have all Americans included in the plan, but he ran into heavy opposition from unions representing federal workers - the same unions that were pro-Obamacare stalwarts.

In September, the Senate approved a scaled-down amendment that covered members of Congress and their staff. When this provision later emerged from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's office, the leadership and committee staff loophole had appeared. A move in December by Mr. Grassley and Sen. Tom Coburn, Oklahoma Republican, to close this loophole and to extend the law to senior members of the executive branch - including the president, vice president and Cabinet members - was blocked by Senate Democratic leaders.

Mr. Grassley has introduced an amendment to the Senate health care reconciliation bill that also will apply the law to the upper tier of the executive branch and all Capitol Hill staffers, but it remains to be seen whether Democrats will let this measure move forward.

The special exemptions slipped into the health care law are another example of how those statists who rule consider themselves a privileged class, imposing burdens on the country that they will not accept themselves.

Candidates for office in 2010 should pledge to close these and other loopholes in the law that impose unequal burdens and create exclusive privileged classes in America. Meanwhile, we await Mr. Obama's explanation why if his "historic" health care law is so great for America, it's not good enough for him and his family.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2010/mar/...

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PooPoo Platter wrote:
Would the United States have this problem if we let the South secede?
If the Topix teabaggers are any indication, highly unlikely.
LOL!!!
You're a racist POS. Most of the blacks and latinos live in the south white boy.
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Oh those countries with socialized medicine! LOLL

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Bluebonnets-Thistle wrote:
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That's why we're seeing all the out of state license plates in the south these days. They're leaving the sewer in the north. They tell us they're coming to look for......dare we say it, jobs! Since the leftists in the north and kookoofornia have destroyed all theirs with union greed. See ya!
Well, I hate to tell 'em, but there ain't no jobs here in the south. They've all be outsourced to India.

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PooPoo Platter wrote:
Would the United States have this problem if we let the South secede?
If the Topix teabaggers are any indication, highly unlikely.
LOL!!!
Do you wipe after evey post?.........You seem to have a lot on your plate lately......we only cleaned your clock.

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So let's take a look at why Norway is so much better than the U.S. It's cold as hell there, so it's not the weather that makes it great.

I think the first advantage Norway has is that it's a country of NORWEGIANS. Their society and culture is intact because they haven't been inundated with millions of people from everywhere else.

Also, if you read the article you'll see that Norwegians don't have little to worry about. They make an average salary AND they have their healthcare covered, their children's college is paid for, and NO ONE is homeless. Norway wants its people to live "quality lives."

How are they able to do that without going broke? For one thing, they have not opened their doors to every Tom, Dick and Harry throughout the world. They are able to take care of themselves and their country because they aren't picking up the tab for millions of people who aren't Norwegian.

Second, Norway minds its own business and doesn't involve itself in every national disagreement around the world. It doesn't spend its money on wars or "peace-keeping" or forcing its policies on other countries. No one terrorizes Norway because Norway doesn't terrorize anyone else.

Instead of throwing money around the world, Norway uses its people's tax dollars to building a better country for THOSE people. Norway doesn't seem to be suffering for its more passive stance in the world. It doesn't seem to be doing without because it hasn't taken in a zillion refugees from some third world country. In fact, Norway is thriving because it watches out for and takes care of its own; something the U.S. has never been known for doing.

Australia is listed as the second best country to live in. Again, Australia pretty much minds its own business and thrives without being a world power. Immigration into Australia is extremely difficult and costly. You don't just cruise into Australia and set up housekeeping without the means to support yourself and a lot of money to pay the immigrations office.

Do some research and you'll find the best countries to live in are those that aren't constantly on the radar. They are quiet, efficient, intelligent and resourceful. They don't give away tons of money, they don't get involved in world affairs, they just quietly go about their business and take care of their own. You'll find they don't have problems with poverty, job loss, education, unhappiness, economic woes, social upheaval or domestic/foreign terrorism.

What WE, here in America, need to ask ourselves is what are WE doing wrong?

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Responsibility wrote:
Oh those countries with socialized medicine! LOLL
oh those countrys that drill for oil!

the country is the size of new mexico, with a population of 4.5 million, and 40% of government revenue comes from a huge supply of exportable oil and natural gas...
they can do A LOT of things we can't ... and one of the reasons why is ...

they DRILL BABY! DRILL!

AND they have very strict immigration laws ... a NATIONAL language, and a national religion.
you like all those things...don't you?

and, WITH socialized medicine, they rank 27th in life expectancy...
oh, that socialized medicine, huh.

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Responsibility wrote:
Oh those countries with socialized medicine! LOLL
Obama's 15% Poverty rate, decreasing wealth, and Obamacare make it even worse. I don't see the best kids going to Norway for College though. They all come to the USA.

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oh those countrys that drill for oil!
the country is the size of new mexico, with a population of 4.5 million, and 40% of government revenue comes from a huge supply of exportable oil and natural gas...
they can do A LOT of things we can't ... and one of the reasons why is ...
they DRILL BABY! DRILL!
AND they have very strict immigration laws ... a NATIONAL language, and a national religion.
you like all those things...don't you?
and, WITH socialized medicine, they rank 27th in life expectancy...
oh, that socialized medicine, huh.
Check your facts, Cary.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countrie...

Norway - 13

United States - 38

That's a whopping difference. It makes us look almost 3rd world.

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