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The Philosophy Behind the Policies of Obama and the Left

loadstar Wrote: Sep 07, 2012 11:13 AM
I have often asked, show me ONE key guvment service that was EVER cost effective. They will say, well Medicare is popular...to which I reply-- "BINGO!" In 1990, 25 years into Medicare, it cost 900%--9 TIMES what had been projected-- AFTER ADJUSTING FOR INFLATION! Medicare is popular with the retirees only because they get back $4 for every $1 they put in...that is, of course, unsustainable! Medicare exemplifies what is SO ILL-FATED about guvment delivering ANY service-- inexorably, costs soar and service quality deteriorates

Addressing the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night, First Lady Michelle Obama told audiences that, ultimately, her husband’s ambitious agenda is not political, but personal.

“In the end,” she said, “for Barack, these issues aren’t political—they’re personal.”

Barack, Michelle continued, “knows what it means when a family struggles. He knows what it means to want something more for your kids and grandkids. Barack knows the American Dream because he’s lived it—and he wants everyone in this country to have that same opportunity, no matter who we are, or where we’re from, or what we look like, or who we...