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Sunday, February 06, 2005
On this day:

French Proposal to End 35 Hour Work Week Protested

From this CNN / Netscape article, I learned the following:

1. Chirac is the "conservative" in France. (I can only imagine what the socialists are like.)
2. France has a 10 percent unemployment rate. (For comparison, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in the United States was 5.2% for January 2005.)
3. The E.U. caps the work week at 48 hours.
4. The French have demonstrated they have too much free time. (Imagine all they could accomplish if they harnessed the energy they spent protesting.)

Thanks to Mr. Drudge for the link.