Not only is it a breathtaking act of rudeness in itself, but it conveys a none-too-subtle and mercenary message: Hurry up and order another bottle. Indeed, so dulled have we become to the shame and disgrace of all this that I have actually seen waiters, having broken into the private conversation and emptied the flagon, ask insolently whether they should now bring another one Quite frankly, would you be insulted or offended or irritated if someone fills your wine glass with a bit of prompt attention?
In India the problem lies elsewhere.
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Some restaurants do not have decanters in case a wine needs to open out or breathe and the wine staff do not realise that and pour out tannic, closed wines which pucker up the palate! But in no case can the wine waiter in India, at least intimidate patrons into ordering more bottles of wine simply because one has finished.
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The safety net has so far prevented economic calamity but will cause an economic calamity if expanded.
No thought given to the possibility that a safety net designed for a typical postwar business may be, and is likely, insufficient to cushion the blow from a deeper and longer recession. Just a quick leap from a 26 week extension of unemployment benefits to the crushing weight of socialism. So where is GDII happening? Right now mostly in conversations between wives and husbands, in families and among friends, about selling, about digging in, about layoffs, and not taking chances, and reduced income, and fear.
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It is simply much more complex than the number of cars at the mall. Noonan forges on: In the Depression people sold apples on the street.
Noonan continues: I asked an economic expert a few weeks ago if a second Great Depression would come to look at all like that, like a catastrophe, and he said no, not at all. But after acknowledging the benefits of a social safety net, Noonan then laments the potential widening of that same net: But in tough times we will surely expand unemployment benefits, and welfare, and food stamps and housing assistance, which will mean more and greatly accelerated spending, which will mean bigger and steeper deficits, and higher taxes, with the one feeding on the other, which may mean an economic death spiral comparable to, say, Britain in the decades after World War II, its economy mired and held down by government control and demands.
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