retired history teacher
In our house we call this position "playing the cello.
I’ve had my face lifted so many times people say I’m talking through my hat.
Still isn’t, as far as I can tell.
That has always been my question. If Romney, who is Republican, set up the model for the ACA, why is it that the Republicans have the biggest fits about it?
Spreading the risk is what insurance is all about. Now, The Tangerine Tornado wants to sell healthy people (presumably those who have lived right) less extensive overage because they don’t need all those bells and whistles. Except that none of those bright young things have stopped to consider the fact that they good health could evaporate in a flash. And then, who you gonna call?
What, for heaven’s sake! What else can he do, except moon the reporters in the White House press room? (Oh, don’t give him ideas!)
Actually, only Switzerland has the amount of guns we have, per capita. The guns (and ammunition) are issued by the government, and must be presented once a year for inspection, and any missing ammo accounted for. Maybe that’s the sort of thing we should try. Australia, on the other hand, allows farmers in the Outback to own long guns, but pistols must be kept at a Shooting Club, and not held in private homes. They have about 200 homicides a year. America can do “better” than that on any given day.
Actually, Buchanan believed the South was so disorganized, so intent upon “States Rights” that they would just collapse. For instance, Georgia had factories capable of making uniforms for the troops, but they insisted upon their “right” to make them only for themselves, and not share.
So? Don’t like it? Don’t read it.
We’ve been trying that for as long as I’ve been voting – since 1963. Hasn’t worked yet.