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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...

Paul Johnson
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