Recession Solution: Sell Your Kids

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"Children are the most expensive item in every family's budget, especially given all the gear kids expect today. So it's a good place to cut back when you're uncertain about the future." — sociologist Andrew Hacker, sounding unintentionally evil. [NYT]

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Erin Gloria Ryan

Can't we just put them to work in like textile mills or something? Stories like this make me really nostalgic for the 1890's.