In response to:

On the Road to Death Panels

R.D.8 Wrote: Oct 15, 2012 8:14 AM
Isn't the US a constitutional Republic?
James92 Wrote: Oct 15, 2012 8:40 AM
The U.S. was founded as a Constitutional Republic but has been bastardized by the Progressives since the 1910's. Now we see what the founders meant when they said it was a Republic " if you can keep it". We didn't!

With the first presidential debate and the only vice-presidential debate behind us, it seems pretty clear that so-called "social issues" are not going to get much attention in this year's presidential politics.

It's unfortunate, I think. We deceive ourselves to permit the assumption that values and behavior are not the real drivers behind our economic problems.

The fiscal crisis of our entitlement programs is the direct result of these values and behavior.

The fiscal soundness of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid is rooted in the assumption that those...