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Comment Re:It's the cost of the labor, stupid (Score 1) 140

The market gave me my first alternative in my apartment.
10 mbps uncapped already back in year 2000 for only $23.4 / month. By "Bredbandsbolaget" and ethernet, but it was very unusual and this was the first place in the nation.

The copper telephone network has been made by the government / their telephone company, that offered various DSL services. I'm not hooked up there but that would be another alternative.

By now there's also the cellular network of course. I don't know how many network constructionists we have because we have more cellular companies who rents capacity on those networks / use them for their services. Maybe there's 4-5 networks at-least to pick among.

Since I live in an apartment it's sure through the one who own the apartment which happen to be the municipality but regardless it's connected to cable TV. The cable TV company offer Internet through their network.

Finally and most importantly really the apartment is connected to the dark municipal network which have .. 10? different providers of capacity, and yeah, even my summer home which I'm never at can be connected to that thanks to EU which has granted money for building such networks to rural locations.

So as you know I've got lots of options, my mother out on the country side would just have copper/DSL and cellular network connection to pick from I think.

At one time back in the DSL days there was also talk about hooking people up through the power cables. And about at that time together with cable TV the idea of building a governmental network to hook everyone up died.

If you're doing it without the market IMHO the right thing to do is it what has been done here - build the infrastructure in the way of digging down the cables and then let others offer their services on them. I guess that also solve the issue with people in rural areas not being connected otherwise. If you let the market do it then you just have to move to a place where the market has felt it was worth to hook people up.. But with multiple providers which a cross-over of capacity which own their own networks and don't share you're of course over-spending on the infrastructure but on the other hand I guess they could had agreed on sharing too.

Sure the money ends up in Poland but on the other hand the reason it's cheaper there is most likely because they are poorer and work for lower salaries and pay less in rent and have cheaper land and .. Also it's not necessarily like you actually lose on giving them money if that give you cheaper items.
Protectionism is pretty stupid. Why grow tomatoes in Sweden and buy a Spanish truck when you can buy tomatoes from Spain and get a Swedish-made truck instead?

At-least if one actually do hate inequality between nations and that some are born more poor then others why care about jobs, spending and improvements happening mostly in poor countries?

Comment Re:Yeah, don't worry about this (Score 1) 140

No, it was a municipal car they had set on fire on this parking lot, three nearby cars where damaged though possibly including a black persons family van because he stood there when the fire department arrived and later moved it.

I have no car.
I've had a car parked here though and at-least one tire was cut though, I don't remember if it was multiple ones. Also my bike stolen possibly by a neighbor because the note was taken down in this stair-way only.

Comment Re:Who's gonna pay "THEIR FAIR SHARE"?!?!?! (Score 1) 140

Sweden?!?!

Tax cut?!?!?

To encourage job growth?!?!

"Progressive" heads explode!

It's not really a tax cut - they will still spend the money just tax something else.

What it really is is political regulation of the choice of the people from spending their money on something else than a new bathroom, someone to clean their home or bicycle tube repair into doing one of those things instead because the taxation are different on the different choices.

By taxing something else more and this lower you just just as well see it as them spending tax money on repairing stuff people didn't thought was worth repairing otherwise. Because the government knows best. Which of course is all that Sweden is about and 100% socialist / authoritarian / anti-liberal / anti-choice.

/ Johan Krüger Haglert

Comment Re:It's the cost of the labor, stupid (Score 1) 140

I doubt this will be a compelling incentive if the cost of repair labor in Sweden is comparable to that in the United States. People don't repair things because (a) many are deliberately designed not to be easily reparable and (b) the labor cost of the "experts" is disproportionate to the value of having it repaired. Shaving a little bit off the sales tax of the bill is not going to offset the disproportionate cost of the alleged expertise.

Part of the labor cost is of course the up to ~75% taxes on work ..
Anyway, this is most likely also an way to try to get immigrants into work by say offering to replace bicycle tires or possible sewing but of course there will not be much at all happening with that so it's just a fucking joke.

The former more market liberal but still obviously fucked up government option lowered the cost of restoration of your home and various home services by 50% and made the VAT on restaurants and the taxation on hiring youths lower and I think the current government has replaced the first two with 30% instead and at most half the value of what was previously allowed / person and upped the later two and run their own stupid "politicians know" alternatives and ways of forcing whatever idea they have onto society.

The best solution is of course to simply lower taxes and let the market and people themselves figure out where to put their money but well - can't have that, it's a regulated socialist shit-hole after-all.

/ Johan Krüger Haglert, Swede, totally "racist."

Comment Re:Yeah, don't worry about this (Score 0) 140

The immigrants set lots of cars on fire all the time.

Where I live towards the end of August more or less all the windows in the area center had been smashed and two weeks ago a car was lit on fire on "my" parking loot, someone had to set the youth center and music and dancing activity center on fire as-well as the children facility of the primary care center.

We also have all the immigrants in Malmà who use a in debt / criminal / social low-life "guardian" as owner of their car to not pay any taxes, insurance or parking fees and tickets and then when the cars are eventually removed from the system since no-one will pay all the fines on purchase they are just scrapped and what was it more that I was thinking off ...

Our "environmentalist" (more like "immigrationalists") "progressives" hate any personal responsibility for progression and any progression you can accomplish yourself, but they totally want society to bring it for you, with .. well.. the usual result I guess, which is close to none.

The Social rats dictatorship party know they need the beggars, the complainers, the demands, the free-loaders, the rats, the trouble-makers, the "the situation and actions of and in my life is someone elseÃs fault"-trash people to remain in power so they are so willing to bring in more of them and let them have their way.

Also of course Sweden is a country where vehicles are upgraded with new ones ran on bio gas or ethanol and so on because we all know that's environment friendly to produce as is replacing the vehicle fleet.

It's just a joke. But supposedly it's a good joke and if you're not in then you're a racist fascist anti-democrat.
Oh, and our local municipal home owner (which own lots of homes in this city) has figured out that having a working income will be a demand to get 75% of the apartments they rent out in the most trashy immigrant dense areas whereas in other places of the city for some apartments if you've lived with them or been in queue for over four years (as in not newly arrived immigrant) you will not be able to apply for it.
Because socialists politicians know best. Diversity & multi-culturalism - until the last European is dead and what was Europe is gone.

Should had said "a lot."

Also I should use my real name so people can find this in the future (and because supposedly it help with credibility and otherwise you're a liar according to the same dictatorship rats - what they actually mean is of course that you better self-censor yourself and if you're anonymous the chances of that to happen are less likely so they want to demand a real-name or that you shut up - preferably with the later as the actual result regardless.)
Anyway my real name is Johan Krüger Haglert and I live in Ã-rebro on Varbergagatan. So there. Enjoy.

Comment Yeah, don't worry about this (Score 3, Insightful) 140

The immigrants set lots of cars on fire all the time.

Where I live towards the end of August more or less all the windows in the area center had been smashed and two weeks ago a car was lit on fire on "my" parking loot, someone had to set the youth center and music and dancing activity center on fire as-well as the children facility of the primary care center.

We also have all the immigrants in Malmö who use a in debt / criminal / social low-life "guardian" as owner of their car to not pay any taxes, insurance or parking fees and tickets and then when the cars are eventually removed from the system since no-one will pay all the fines on purchase they are just scrapped and what was it more that I was thinking off ...

Our "environmentalist" (more like "immigrationalists") "progressives" hate any personal responsibility for progression and any progression you can accomplish yourself, but they totally want society to bring it for you, with .. well.. the usual result I guess, which is close to none.

The Social rats dictatorship party know they need the beggars, the complainers, the demands, the free-loaders, the rats, the trouble-makers, the "the situation and actions of and in my life is someone elseÂs fault"-trash people to remain in power so they are so willing to bring in more of them and let them have their way.

Also of course Sweden is a country where vehicles are upgraded with new ones ran on bio gas or ethanol and so on because we all know that's environment friendly to produce as is replacing the vehicle fleet.

It's just a joke. But supposedly it's a good joke and if you're not in then you're a racist fascist anti-democrat.
Oh, and our local municipal home owner (which own lots of homes in this city) has figured out that having a working income will be a demand to get 75% of the apartments they rent out in the most trashy immigrant dense areas whereas in other places of the city for some apartments if you've lived with them or been in queue for over four years (as in not newly arrived immigrant) you will not be able to apply for it.
Because socialists politicians know best. Diversity & multi-culturalism - until the last European is dead and what was Europe is gone.

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