Rather than have the federal medicare/medicaide programs, take the total amount paid and give to each individual. This will give a family of 4 over $9000/year, and they can take care of their own health care.
"Gold gets dug out of the ground in Africa, or someplace. Then we melt it down, dig another hole, bury it again and pay people to stand around guarding it. It has no utility. Anyone watching from Mars would be scratching their head."
- Warren Buffett
Matthew 10:34Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword.
I'm not a Palin supporter per se, but I find it incredibly funny how liberals and the media love to trash her. Their abject fear of this Alaskan governer/mother of a Down's Syndrome child is so telling. They're trying to constantly laugh her off as some joke, which speaks volumes to the level of connection they see her making with people, particularly that soccer mom group that is so critical to their voting bloc.
The notion that Obama's failure would be bad can only be held by adoring supporters who don't give a rat's buttocks about the countries future economic viability and who desperately wish to become dependent wards of the state.