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Symptoms of a sick culture

Dr. Bob2 Wrote: Jul 06, 2012 9:39 AM
So when the doctors become agents of the gov't. and refuse needed treatment to their patients, how long do they think it will take for doctors to startigetting kneecapped?

The late Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan famously remarked that, "The central conservative truth is that it is culture, not politics, that determines the success of a society. The central liberal truth is that politics can change a culture and save it from itself."

I've always liked that quote, but I think it misleads. That two plus two equals four is not a conservative truth or a liberal truth. It's simply the truth. (Moynihan himself recognized this when he even more famously said that people are entitled to their own opinions but not their own facts.)

Regardless, it's true that...