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On the Road to Death Panels

William100 Wrote: Oct 15, 2012 11:02 AM
Tell me, if it comes down to saving the life of a Chicago gang-banger shot in a shoot-out or an elderly medicare patient who needs a life-saving operation, on whose side will the death panels come down???
traitorbill Wrote: Oct 15, 2012 11:30 AM
Better yet, an illegal alien who is the right age will get priority over an American.

The average male homosexual lives to be 43 years old. Will the government institute programs to curb homosexual behavior? Not on your life! But brother, don't even think about eating those potato chips! Do we really want to subjugate ourselves to our government values?
CardSenseJimmyBond Wrote: Oct 15, 2012 2:03 PM
Sounds like a huge dilemna. Homosexuals may die young, but they do consistently vote for liberals...hmmm decisions, decisions, reduced population ala Ehrlich or keeping alive true believers?
Birdman III Wrote: Oct 15, 2012 11:12 AM
The side of the Gangbanger. The older we get the more Conservative we get. The Gangbanger is just another Democratic vote to be bought.
traitorbill Wrote: Oct 15, 2012 11:31 AM
The gang banger will be treated. Reparations, ya know?

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...