quote: The "big government" bullshit is getting really tiring. Either cite something specific that you don't like and how you'll fix it or just shut up. Whining about this ambiguous "big government" is just pure nonsense.
quote: No healthcare proposals at all, just stick with what is not working.
quote: Seriously, we should split the US in half right down the Mississippi River.
quote: Says a lot about our country's future.
quote: the ship suffered a series of mishaps during her launch: it took three attempts to break the champagne bottle used to christen her, and she collided with a pier when she entered the water.
quote: So what is your suggestion for somebody that gets sick
quote: I personally will not (at least in the forseeable future) need the exchange, as I have insurance from both myself and my wife's job and have not been without insurance in my life
quote: Sorry but I'm so goddamn sick of the hyperbole of stating that only the "rich" get healthcare in this country. It's bullsh*t and you know it!
quote: So what is your suggestion for somebody that gets sick, just let them die unless they are rich?
quote: The problems with Social Security are that there is such a low taxation cap and that it relies on payroll taxes, which tend to be regressive. But, that is nothing comparable to forcing tax-payer to bankroll the bribes and advertizing plus the salaries of lobbyists and CEOs.
quote: 2) It is going to be "big" because we are a big nation, it's a big world to deal with, and life is complex (and growing in complexity). I am fond of the quote from Civ IV "the bureaucracy is expanding to meet the needs of the expanding bureaucracy", but anarchy is no picnic.
quote: Propse a new law, put out the details to the American public, and it is supported, you should be able to get into power in the next election.
quote: I really depise Obama and what the Dems are doing, but think the obstinance and stubbornness that the Reps are doing is even worse.
quote: If such a poor design were released by Apple or any other private enterprise, there would be accountability and heads would roll.
quote: Despite its financial difficulties and relatively heavy work load, the U.S. Postal Service has been declared the finest in the world by a British study. The USPS was declared number one for efficiency among the Group of Twenty major global economies, according to findings from England's Oxford Strategic Consulting. "We're the world's leading postal service," said USPS spokesman Roy Betts. "This report validates that fact."The U.S. Postal Service scored the highest for efficiency, even as it delivers far more letters per employee -- 268,894 in 2010 -- than other services in the G20.