Tuesday, October 13, 2009

From the People Who Brought You Pickled Herring

Recently we've seen just how kooky those dang Norwegians can be.  Want further proof?  As per the 9/26/09 issue of The Economist, an unemployed Norwegian worker can expect to receive unemployment compensation equal to 72% of his pre-unemployment income...

...wait for it...

FIVE YEARS AFTER LOSING HIS JOB!

The cold must get to these people's brains.  Still, give them credit...  Whether it's mindless devotion to unproven leaders or cradle-to-grave socialism, our friends to the north don't do anything halfway.

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