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7 Habits of Highly Ineffective Government

tim_lebsack Wrote: Jul 19, 2012 3:19 PM
re: "attack seven principles that have made government highly ineffective. 1. High taxes. 2. Too many regulations. 3. Overspending. 4. Foreign adventures. 5. Bureaucracy. 6. Health care. 7. Ignoring the Constitution." Governor Gary Johnson, unlike Mitt Romney, has experience attacking all of these. Thanks, Cal, for a great article. I've decide that I'll not be voting for the lesser of two evils come November.
oldervoter68 Wrote: Jul 19, 2012 9:15 PM
Depending on your home state, your vote or non-vote may be important. Please rethink your position. (Unless you reside in a solid Blue or solid Red State). If you reside in one of the important swing states, your vote/non-vote could count for more that you think. A total course correction will take more than one election cycle.
3129 Wrote: Jul 19, 2012 5:22 PM
While the lessor of two evils is still evil, not voting is a vote for Obama. A vote for Johnson is a vote for Obama even though Johnson has my great respect. This fall, vote against all of the incumbents and replace them with level headed tea party types. Viva la revolucion.

Stephen Covey, the management guru who died this week, would have had a hard time selling his books in Benjamin Franklin's America, or Abe Lincoln's. His best seller "7 Habits of Highly Effective People" would have been considered a self-evident truth, one drummed into earlier Americans by schools, churches and the Puritan ethic.

Today, Covey's thoughts about how to become a success by applying principles with a proven track record seem innovative and cutting edge. His work is a rebuke to the notion that government can do it all for you.

Contrast Covey's ethic with what President Obama said during a...