What about democratic socialist Canada, England, Germany, France, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, The Netherlands, and on and on. More successful democratic socialist nations than the failed military dictatorships masquerading as socialist countries.
Will there be food and water? Maybe not important if you have the first two. /s
You obviously have not read any fiction by L Ron Hubbard. I once read one volume of a 10 volume “epic.” Based on that one volume I read, removing all the filler might have left you with a rather thin trilogy at best.
And even our friends, such as when the “holy” Crusaders pillaged and slaughtered Moslems, Jews, and fellow Christians.
“Most of us don’t”? Have you taken a national poll? Or is this just the opinion of your tight knit white folks group? I suspect President Obama could have won a third term had he been able to run. Most of the folks I know do miss President Obama and wish the abomination currently in the White House would just go away, the sooner the better.
From your keyboard to God’s ear!
Yeah, she can be a real mother.
There is another foolish cost driver. Our fear of death is so great that terminal patients with only weeks to live will demand further treatment, which is pointless and expensive, but their doctors agree to it. And the insurance companies (and the rest of us) pay for it.
To pick a nit, Eminence is an ecclesiastical term usually used for bishops and/or cardinals. I have never seen it used in a political sense for royalty or nobility (if you could consider the Fink noble).
If they do, it must be where the sun don’t shine.