FYI, thank you for the civil discussion.
CHS chief gets $3.5M in 2008 | Charlotte Business Journal
The top leaders in our state health care system received 14 million in compensation. These are not the most disgustingly high paid people in our society, but they are well compensated. In fact, these people are averaging over 1 million per year while your average CNA earns between $22-29,000.The health-care systemís top 10 executives made nearly $14 million in salary, bonuses and other benefits in 2008. Bonuses were for the 2007 year, and the figures account only for compensation paid in 2008.
That's exactly what I am saying. I disagree. No one has the same equal opportunity. Opportunity in this country is directly linked to wealth. The more wealth the more opportunity. And wealth does not disappear, it grows.So what? Why do you care what someone else makes? We live in a country that provided equal opportunity not equal outcome.
I understand competition very well. What is your point about competition and having fair wages?So whose job is it to set wages? You really don't understand competition do you and seem to think that all corporations are evil. It really is a shame if this is the education you are receiving thus I fear for our country. This country was built on free enterprise and capitalism which you don't seem to understand. They make more and pay more in taxes. You continue to want to penalize those doing well, why?
Taxes. They also supply treasury bonds. My federal government protects me from big business, unhealthy conditions, and provides the best health care system it can.Where do you think the Federal govt. gets the money to provide everything you "enjoy." What did you learn in school as to the role of the Federal Govt? You seem so concerned about what private industry employees make but not the multi millionaire Congressional Representatives spend of our money?
The founding fathers also added an amendment system because they knew that things change. The founding fathers do not live in 2010. They did not have real health care, they did not own computers, they did not have global corporations, etc. Times change and we need to adapt.Because that is closer to the people and where our Founders put the power. Take a civics and history class to learn what our Founders created. Why do you think a bureacrat in D.C. can solve a social problem in your state or local community?
Didn't you say we are broke? We don't have socialized medicine. I think everyone is broke right now.Have you further noticed that European nations are broke and doing their best to get out of that socialized healthcare system they created?
England, France, and Canada want to get rid of their socialized systems?
You didn't even click my link did you? The GOP most certainly did propose a budget in the House and it is almost identical to Obama's budget.There has been no GOP Budget put forth and in fact there is NO 2011 fiscal year budget, just continuing resolutions. the GOP has a plan on the table right now that is being debated for a 61 billion dollar cut in fiscal year 2001 which ends in Sept. 2011. Democrats punted on the budget for this year and were shellacked in November. The GOP will be submitting a 2012 budget in April.