I do love a few of them very much but the rest remind me of the differences at the core level between our two views on politics & government.
The subject line read: If you think health care is expensive now...
"A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul." --George Bernard Shaw
( Read more... )Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you. --Pericles (430 B.C.)
"No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session." --Mark Twain (1866)
"Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But, I repeat myself." --Mark Twain
"Talk is cheap - except when Congress does it."
( Read more... )"What this country needs are more unemployed politicians." --Edward Langley
"When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators." --P.J. O'Rourke
"Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner." --James Bovard (1994)
Since I included the subject line I feel I'm intitled to respond to it: the US has the highest cost of health care (per person) of ALL industrialized countries, by a long shot and it is the ONLY industralized country without public health care. I now leave conservatives to do the math. And yes, I pointed that out ot my mother. Gutsy or foolish?