OldTimer Wrote:
Feb 09, 2013 9:24 AM
For decades I have seen politicians offer more and larger bribes called 'government assistance and more and more people are EXPECTING AND ACCEPTING those bribes. Remember, in a 'Democracy' people CAN VOTE TO IMPOSE A TAX ON OTHERS WHILE ESCAPING THE OBLIGATION TO PAY IT THEMSELVES. Many of Alexis de Toqueville's observations are apparent in what is defined as 'electability', and primarily the willingness of elected officials to buy votes with the taxPAYER'S mone and so many who are wliling to sell their votes.. Far too many people are expecting (and getting) bigger 'refunds' or 'rebates'oir 'benefits' than they paid in or for THe politicians responsible for that arrangement are the ones that most people consider to be 'electable' these da