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Re: OT: Politics [Was:Social Contract]



On Thursday 01 June 2006 03:50, Rich Johnson wrote:
> On May 31, 2006, at 9:39 PM, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> > Pascal Hakim wrote:
> >> Australian governor-generals are chosen by the prime minister...
> >> (including John Kerr), and can be dismissed by the prime minister.
> >> Yes,
> >> we technically have a race condition at the top of our government.
> >>
> >> (But finally! An off-topic debian-user politics thread on
> >> *Australia*)
> >
> > That is hilarious.  I have never heard of a political situation
> > described as a race condition.  So, what is the political
> > equivalent of
> > a stack smash or a buffer overflow?
>
> The budget?  ...wait....that's underflow.

The budget is overflow.  It's the revenue that's underflow.  And not for lack 
of paying into it by the people who can least afford to...

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Paul Johnson
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